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Air pollution kills 7 million people a year - and probably makes COVID-19 more deadly: this week's World Vs Virus podcast

Anti-pollution protestors in Thailand in January. Image: REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Robin Pomeroy

Podcast Editor, World Economic Forum

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A combo shows the India Gate war memorial on October 17, 2019 and after air pollution level started to drop during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to slow the spreading of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New Delhi, India, April 8, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis/Adnan Abidi - RC2E0G948GG1
New Delhi before and after lockdown. Image: REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis/Adnan Abidi
PERCENTAGE OF RESPONDENTS IN EACH COUNTRY WHO SUPPORT STRICTER LAWS AND/OR ENFORCEMENT OF REGULATIONS ON AIR QUALITY WHEN THE PANDEMIC COMES TO AN END.
Percentage of people who support tougher action against air pollution. Image: Clean Air Fund
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