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Effects of air pollution

Lungs are affected
Lungs are affected

Pollutants like Ozone, Sulphur Dioxide and Nitrogen Dioxide can irritate the airways in the lungs and worsen the symptoms of lung disease patients.

Fine particles are dangerous
Fine particles are dangerous

Fine particles in the air can get carried deep into the lungs where they can cause inflammation and a worsening of heart and lung diseases.

Dangers of Carbon Monoxide
Dangers of Carbon Monoxide

This gas prevents the uptake of oxygen by the blood. This can lead to a significant reduction in the supply of oxygen to the heart, particularly in people suffering from heart disease.

Health Impact of Lead
Health Impact of Lead

Lead is a dangerous air pollutant which can cause anemia, high blood pressure, brain and kidney damage, neurological disorders, cancer, and lowered IQ.

Effects on the Environment
Effects on the Environment

Air pollution causes damage to plants and animals, affecting biodiversity and crop yields.

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