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In Pics | A look at how air pollution affects our health

A recent report ranked three Indian cities—New Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai—among the world’s most polluted cities

August 23, 2022 / 04:07 PM IST
The lungs are the centerpiece of our respiratory system. Let’s understand how lungs work. (Image: News18 Creative)
The lungs are the centrepiece of our respiratory system. Let’s understand how lungs work. (Image: News18 Creative)
Incoming air travels through from the nose to the lungs. (Image: News18 Creative)
Incoming air travels through from the nose to the lungs. (Image: News18 Creative)
Small particles can bypass the body’s natural defenses and get deep into your lungs and even your bloodstream. (Image: News18 Creative)
Small particles can bypass the body’s natural defences and get deep into your lungs and even your bloodstream. (Image: News18 Creative)
Long-term exposure to air pollution can raise the risk of other diseases, including heart disease and cancer. (Image: News18 Creative)
Long-term exposure to air pollution can raise the risk of other illnesses, including heart disease and cancer. (Image: News18 Creative)
Symptoms in healthy people and people who had short-term exposure to air pollution. (Image: News18 Creative)
Symptoms in healthy people and people who had short-term exposure to air pollution. (Image: News18 Creative)
The average adult filters approximately 10,000 litres of air every day. (Image: News18 Creative)
The average adult filters approximately 10,000 litres of air every day. (Image: News18 Creative)
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first published: Aug 23, 2022 04:07 pm
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