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Air pollution kills 600,000 children yearly: Unicef

  Around 600,000 children under age five die every year from diseases caused by or aggravated by outdoor and indoor air pollution, Unicef said on Monday, a week ahead of the COP 22 in Marrakesh, Morocco. “Pollutants don’t only harm children’s developing lungs – they can actually cross the blood-brain barrier and permanently damage their developing brains – and, thus, ...

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