HEALTH SECRETARY LAUNCHES STUDY INTO DEADLY POISON

PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND PHE PREDICTED IN MAY 2018 THAT THERE WOULD BE 2.4M NEW CASES OF DISEASE BY 2035 IF CURRENT AIR POLLUTION LEVELS PERSISTED.

LONDONERS SUPPORT CHARGING 'DIRTY' DRIVERS, SAYS AIR POLLUTION STUDY

Public Health England (PHE) predicted in May 2018 that there would be 2.4m new cases of disease by 2035 if current air pollution levels persisted.
According to PHE, diseases with a strong association with air pollution include child asthma, coronary heart disease, stroke and lung cancer.
The health secretary has described polluted air as a "slow and deadly poison" and warned of a growing national health emergency.

The health secretary has described polluted air as a “slow and deadly poison” and warned of a growing national health emergency. Matt Hancock has commissioned a review of the impact of dirty air on health, including...

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