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Posted by Geoff Beaty on 17 July 2021
A report from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), found that in 2010, air pollution was responsible for 223,000 deaths from lung cancer worldwide. The findings were so striking that they prompted the agency, a part of the World Health Organization (WHO), to classify outdoor air pollution as a carcinogen a cancer-causing agent for the first time. In parts of the world where air pollution is particularly severe, breathing outdoor air poses a similar lung cancer risk to...
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