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Experts raise new fears about killer air pollution in UK

14.12.2019
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Tougher limits on pollutants could cut dangers of heart disease, cancers and poor brain development in childrenThe UK's failure to meet World Health Organisation standards limiting the amount of ultra-fine particles in the air represents a major danger to health that is only now being recognised, experts claim.Studies published this year link the particles to cancers, lung and heart disease, adverse effects on foetal development, and poor lung and brain development in children. They are considered a key threat to health because they go deep into the lungs and then reach other organs, including the brain. But European standards allow the levels of particles in the air to be 2.5 times higher than those stipulated by the WHO. Continue reading...
Zdroj: The Guardian

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