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Air pollution killed highest number of under-5 children in India in 2016

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India recorded the highest number of air pollution-induced deaths of children below 5 years in 2016 according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) report, at least 100,000 children below five years died that year in the country due to health complications associated with high outdoor and indoor air pollution. Half of all deaths due to acute lower respiratory infections, which include pneumonia and influenza, till now about 50% of the hospitalization cases all are linked to respiratory infections.

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October 29 2018
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