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Fine particle air pollution is a public health emergency hiding in plain sight

Updated : November 22, 2018 06:27 AM IST

Fine particulate matter smaller than 2.5 millionths of a meter, known as PM2.5, was the fifth-leading cause of death in the world in 2015, factoring in approximately 4.1 million global deaths annually.
In the United States, PM2.5 contributed to about 88,000 deaths in 2015 – more than diabetes, influenza, kidney disease or suicide.
Fine particle air pollution is a public health emergency hiding in plain sight
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