1.7 million children killed by their environment each year
According to two reports published by the World Health Organization, more than a quarter of all deaths of children under the age of 5 years are due to pollution and unsanitary conditions.
The figure is overwhelming. Each year, 1.7 million children under the age of 5 die because of pollution or lack of proper sanitation. So says the sad results of two reports by the World Health Organization (WHO), published yesterday. The first, entitled "Don't pollute my future! The impact of the (...)
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