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Air pollution may factor in Covid-19 deaths, with East Asia worst hit: study

Air pollution may contribute to deaths among people suffering from Covid-19, according to new research, which estimates 15 per cent of global fatalities from the respiratory disease could be linked to long-term exposure to carbon emissions and other pollutants.Researchers, including those from Germany’s Max Planck Institute for Chemistry and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, published the findings in the medical journal Cardiovascular Research this week.The study focuses on long…


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