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26th Aug 2016

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Air pollution contributed to 7 million deaths in 2012

A report out on Tuesday by the World Health Organisation said air pollution contributed to the deaths of seven million in 2012, reports the AFP. "Air pollution, and we're talking about both indoors and outdoors, is now the biggest environmental health problem," said the WHO's public and environmental health chief.

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