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Air Pollution Killed Over 1.16 Lakh Infants In India Last Year

by Siddharth Chaturvedi Oct 21, 2020 • 08:02 PM Views 198

The State of Global Air 2020 has published a grim report, which shows infants pay the biggest price of air pollution. Around 16.70 lakh infants die every year in India, largely due to air pollution. The report claimed over 1.16 lakh newborns in India did not survive their first month in 2019. Moreover, air pollution is the fourth leading cause of overall global deaths, which has claimed 6.67 million lives in 2019