Air pollution in India caused over 1.16 lakh infant deadths in 2019

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Air pollution in India caused over 1.16 lakh infant deadths in 2019
Air pollution in India caused over 1.16 lakh infant deadths in 2019: Report
The report by State of Global Air 2020, said more than half of these deadths were associated with outdoor PM2.5, due to the use of solid fuels such as charcoal, wood and animal dung for cooking.
Long-term exposure to outdoor and household air pollution contributed to over 1.67 million annual deaths from stroke, heart attack, diabetes, lung cancer, chronic lung diseases and neonatal diseases in India in 2019.


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