Akhil Satheesh

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Official Announcement From WHO

Official Announcement From WHO

Post By : Akhil Satheesh

Post Rank : 1437th

Category : Environment

Sub Category : Pollution

23 Jan 2014

WHO announces air pollution – an official carcinogen?

Now It’s officially announced air pollution causes cancer .The WHO’s international agency for research on cancer (IARC) announced air pollution is carcinogen .when we look around ,unfortunately, we had to accept the fact that sources of air pollution is everywhere –including fossil fuel vehicles ,industrial emission and so on .Air pollution is made up of gases and particulate matter ,which has many adverse effects .it’s also found that air pollution increases heart and respiratory diseases ; Scientists came to this decision after they analyzed more than 1000 studies concluded worldwide and showed that there was enough evidence to show air pollution cause cancer .Studies have shown that in 2010 ,there were 22000 lung cancer deaths around the world linked to air pollution .The most polluted places are found in china and India