Air pollution linked to far higher Covid-19 death rates, study finds

"Air pollution is linked to significantly higher rates of death in people with Covid-19, according to analysis.


The work shows that even a tiny, single-unit increase in particle pollution levels in the years before the pandemic is associated with a 15% increase in the death rate. The research, done in the US, calculates that slightly cleaner air in Manhattan in the past could have saved hundreds of lives.


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