HUFFINGTON POST: 'We Left The City, Our Child Stopped Coughing': The Families Moving Because Of Air Pollution

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Release date: 28/10/2019

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“Breathing is the most basic human function required to sustain life,” said Professor Jørgen Vestbo from the University of Manchester. “Lots of previous research has shown that in the long term, outdoor air pollution can reduce life expectancy, affect lung development, increase asthma incidence and lead to other chronic respiratory diseases. We cannot give up the fight for the right to breathe clean air.”

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Title'We Left The City, Our Child Stopped Coughing': The Families Moving Because Of Air Pollution
Media name/outletHuffington Post
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date28/10/19
Description“Breathing is the most basic human function required to sustain life,” said Professor Jørgen Vestbo from the University of Manchester. “Lots of previous research has shown that in the long term, outdoor air pollution can reduce life expectancy, affect lung development, increase asthma incidence and lead to other chronic respiratory diseases. We cannot give up the fight for the right to breathe clean air.”
URLhttps://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/moved-family-air-pollution-concern_uk_5d8cc07be4b0e9e760489367
PersonsJorgen Vestbo