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Pollution adds to COVID-19 deaths, says scientists

6 September 2021 | Tony Carnie ALE under Covid-19

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Tony Carnie's article brings into focus the relationship between COVID-19 deaths and comorbidities resultant from exposure to high levels of air pollution. Whilst this article focuses on the South African context, the author provides statistics from a number of countries globally. The article draws attention to the urgency for minimum pollution emission standards and the need for alternative energy sources that do not affect the health of citizens.

Read the full article here.

This article was first published in the New Frame