India saw more than 1.67 million deaths related to air pollution in 2019

by samreen

Over 1.67 million deaths in India were linked to air pollution in 2019 that also contributed to 116,000 infant deaths in their first month of life, a study by the Health Effects Institute (HEI) has revealed.

The study, State of Global Air 2020, was conducted by HEI in cooperation with the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington and the University of British Columbia.

The report is based on the most recent Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Study published in the international medical journal, The Lancet last week

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