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Pollution still kills children

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Children’s lives are still at risk from air pollution, and better traffic regulation and awareness of weather conditions can help tackle the problem.

Those are the findings of an American study that looked at the potential of further reductions in local pollutants to reduce the risk of infant mortality. The authors concluded that ambient pollution levels, specifically particulate matter, still have large impacts on weekly infant mortality rates, and that monitoring the weather to measure pollution levels is also of great importance. Click here to read the report.