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Protect Yourself From Delhi’s Toxic Air: Use Air Masks

According to a WHO survey of 1600 world cities, Delhi’s air quality was found to be the worst when compared to that of any global, major city. In India, air pollution is estimated to be the cause of 1.5 million deaths every year, making it30

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Climate Change Can Make You Vulnerable To Diseases

The earth is 4.5 billion years old. It has seen a lot of changes over the centuries from phases of extremely high temperature to the periods of permafrost, a lot about these climatic changes is known because of the remains found in the corals, rocks,30

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WHO says Delhi air most polluted, India in Denial

As per a study conducted by the World Health Organisation (WHO), Delhi features first in pollution. Air pollution is a serious problem in India despite government efforts at making CNG mandatory in Delhi civic transport. The study noted that air quality in many of the30

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Beijing gets new law to control hazardous Smog

The city of Beijing, China, which is under pressure to reduce air pollution to address the cause of the hazardous smog in January 2014, which carried pollution levels more than 20 times that is considered as unhealthy by the World Health Organisation (WHO). On 1630

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India completes three years without any polio case

India has completed three years without reporting any case of polio in January 2014. It is only the second time in the history that a disease is being eliminated in India through immunisation after small pox in May 1980. Officially the World Health Organisation (WHO)30

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Air pollution in Beijing 25 times above the WHO safe mark

Air pollution of Beijing, China has reached to dangerous levels on 16 January 2014 and people of the city have been warned to take precautions. US embassy monitoring post said that the air pollution of the city was 25 times higher than the mark that30

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Outdoor Air Pollution Leading Environmental Cause of Cancer Deaths: IARC

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO), published data according to which exposure to outdoor air pollution causes lung cancer and increases the risk for bladder cancer. The IARC data highlighted that air pollution30