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All eyes are on the current coronavirus pandemic, but scientists are ringing the alarm on another ongoing pandemic that already exists: air pollution.

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- Almost 8.8 million people die a year due to diminished air quality, which can cause heart disease, lung cancer, and lower respiratory infections.

And now, clean car protections are being rolled back in the U.S. https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/mar/31/trump-epa-obama-clean-car-rules-climate-change

For reference.......

Tobacco smoking kills some 7.2 million people a year, per the World Health Organization (WHO).

In 2018, HIV killed 770,000 people.

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Read more at https://earther.gizmodo.com/air-pollution-kills-more-people-a-year-than-cigarettes-1842035586

Source: WHO, Cardiovascular Research
Photo Credit: Getty

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