One out of 8 deaths due to air pollution in India: report

Air pollution contributed more to the disease burden of Indians than consuming tobacco, the report said

Neetu Chandra Sharma neetu.s@livemint.com NEW DELHI
POLICY


Air pollution caused one in eight deaths in India last year, besides lowering the average life expectancy by 1.7 years, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said in a report on Thursday. It said air pollution contributed more to the disease...

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