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2 Billion Children Are Exposed To Poisonous Air Every Day

Air pollution is killing the world’s children.

At least 2 billion kids globally are exposed daily to unhealthy levels of outdoor air pollution, according to a sobering UNICEF report released Monday. And about in 1 in 7 — or 300 million children — live in areas with the “most toxic levels of outdoor air pollution,” measured as six or more times higher than standards set by the World Health Organization.

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