A tourist wearing a mask visits the Tiananmen Square amid dangerous levels of air pollution on January 23, 2013 in Beijing, China. | Feng Li/Getty Images
Health

9 Million People Die Prematurely Each Year From Pollution

A comprehensive international study published in The Lancet found that contaminated water and dirty air kills more people each year than war and violence, hitting poor nations and low-income communities hardest.

Published On 10/23/2017
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