Pollution causes 9 million deaths every year but it's not taken seriously, new research says

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Toxic smoke from industrial factories floating in the air. Causing pollution, destroying the environment And the health of the population of large cities, Vector illustration and flat design.
Toxic smoke from industrial factories floating in the air. Causing pollution, destroying the environment And the health of the population of large cities, Vector illustration and flat design.

Nine out of 10 people globally were breathing in polluted air, data from the World Health Organisation (WHO) showed in 2018

"Air pollution threatens us all, but the poorest and most marginalised people bear the brunt of the burden," WHO director-general, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said at the time.

Similarly, water pollution has become a massive concern.

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