Over 90% of world breathing bad air, World Health Organization says

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Nine out of 10 people globally are breathing poor quality air, the World Health Organization says. AFP photo

GENEVA (AFP) – Nine out of 10 people globally are breathing poor quality air, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, calling for dramatic action against pollution that is blamed for more than six million deaths a year.

“It is a public health emergency,” said Maria Neira, head of the WHO’s department of public health and environment, adding that urgent action to tackle air pollution “can’t come soon enough”.

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One Response to “Over 90% of world breathing bad air, World Health Organization says”

  1. daveyone1 Says:

    Reblogged this on World Peace Forum.

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