India’s air pollution rivals China’s as world’s deadliest

The New York Times reported on a UBC study that found air pollution in India is now surpassing China’s as the deadliest in the world.

Michael Brauer, the study author and a professor at UBC’s school of population and public health, said factors for the deadly change in India include rapid industrialization, population growth and an aging populace that is more susceptible to air pollution.

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