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300 million children breathe heavily toxic air – UNICEF

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A woman walks with her child on a street as schools were closed due to the heavy smog in Jilin, northeast China’s Jilin province on October 22, 2013. Stringer/File/AFP

Nearly one child in 7 around the globe breathes outdoor air that is at least 6 times dirtier than international guidelines

WASHINGTON DC, USA (Oct. 31, 2016) — Some 300 million children live with outdoor air so polluted it can cause serious physical damage, including harming their developing brains, the United Nations said in a study released Monday, October 31.  Continue reading 300 million children breathe heavily toxic air – UNICEF