Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Pollution Kills 1.7 Million Children Each Year--WHO

The cost of a polluted environment: 1.7 million child deaths a year, says WHO

MARCH 2017 | GENEVA - More than 1 in 4 deaths of children under 5 years of age are attributable to unhealthy environments. Every year, environmental risks – such as indoor and outdoor air pollution, second-hand smoke, unsafe water, lack of sanitation, and inadequate hygiene – take the lives of 1.7 million children under 5 years, say two new WHO reports......

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