Dramatic health benefits following air pollution reduction

ScienceDaily | Dec 7, 2019 at 7:44 PM
  • The study by the Environmental Committee of the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) reviewed interventions that have reduced air pollution at its source.
  • School absenteeism decreased by 40 percent, and daily mortality fell by 16 percent for every 100 ?g/m3 PM10 (a pollutant) decrease.
  • Hospitalizations for asthma decreased by 19 percent.