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Crit-Air.fr Aktuelles 2018-04-19

Air Pollution is the 6th Death Cause Worldwide

Since 2010, the concentration of particle matters in the air has increased by 10%. The most affected zones are North Africa, the Middle East and Southern Asia. The situation is worrying because the outdoor air pollution is responsible for 4.3 M of premature deaths, half of which only in China and India, according to a study from the American Institute HEI « Health Effects Institute ». It makes it the 6th cause of premature death in the world! Fine particles increase the risk of CVA, lung cancers, cardiovascular and respiratory diseases. The ozone resulting from a chemical reaction with CO2 brings about respiratory diseases.