The World Health Organization estimates that air pollution leads to 7 million premature death every year.
Did you know that air pollution kills 7 million people every year? While we may not see it, the invisible pollutant PM2.5 poses a significant threat to our health. In this eye-opening article, we delve into the alarming repercussions of PM2.5 and its widespread presence in major cities across the globe. Brace yourself as we uncover the hidden dangers that lurk in the air we breathe.
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PM2.5: The Unseen Assassin
PM2.5, a minuscule but highly dangerous pollutant, goes unnoticed by the naked eye. However, its impact on our health is far from insignificant. We explore the insidious nature of PM2.5 and its role in contributing to severe health conditions, including heart disease, stroke, lung cancer, and chronic respiratory diseases. Brace yourself for the shocking truth about this silent killer.
While PM2.5 affects cities globally, we shines a spotlight on 2022 average PM2.5 concentration in select major cities :
While various factors contributing to these staggering pollution levels, from industrial emissions to vehicle exhaust and urban development: