Air Pollution

Air pollution exposure linked to higher COVID-19 cases and deaths – new study

A new study looks into the relationship between COVID-19 cases and air pollution levels. Image: Unsplsah/Macau Photo Agency

Matt Cole

Professor of Environmental Economics, University of Birmingham

Ceren Ozgen

Assistant Professor in Economics, University of Birmingham

Eric Strobl

Professor of Economics, Université de Berne


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COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people and annual concentrations of PM2.5 (averaged over the period 2015-19) in the Netherlands. Image: Matt Cole
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