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When breathing became deadly

Delhi witnessed an estimated 54,000 avoidable deaths due to PM2.5 air pollution in the year 2020, or one death per 500 people

Mudit Kapoor | February 22, 2021 | Updated 14:38 IST
When breathing became deadly

In 2020, air pollution (PM2.5) was responsible for an estimated 1.6 lakh deaths in the world's five most populous cities and resulted in a combined economic cost of $85 bn

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