UN SDG #13 Climate Action UN SDG #13

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Poor Air Quality and COVID-19 Mortality Risks

Recent studies from the Harvard Chan School of Public Health stated that the majority of pre-existing conditions that increase mortality risks for COVID-19 are the same diseases that are affected by long-term exposure to air pollution. Social determinants of health show that people of color are disproportionately exposed to pollution and have been the worst hit by the virus.

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Poor Air Quality and COVID-19 Mortality Risks

Recent studies from the Harvard Chan School of Public Health stated that the majority of pre-existing conditions that increase mortality risks for COVID-19 are the same diseases that are affected by long-term exposure to air pollution. Social determinants of health show that people of color are disproportionately exposed to pollution and have been the worst hit by the virus.
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Exposure to Air Pollution and COVID-19 Mortality in the United States, https://projects.iq.harvard.edu/files/covid-pm/files/pm_and_covid_mortality.pdf

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