Study: Cleaner European air during Covid-19 lockdowns has helped to avoid 11,000 deaths

Michael Holder
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London air pollution seen on a day before the coronavirus outbreak
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London air pollution seen on a day before the coronavirus outbreak

Reduced road traffic and industrial activity has cleaned up Europe's air, likely averting thousands of air pollution deaths, study argues

Restrictions placed on the economy aimed at halting further spread of the coronavirus have led to far cleaner air throughout much of Europe, helping to avoid an estimated 11,000 deaths over the past month...

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