NEW #openaccess research—Traffic-related NO2 #airpollution and asthma in children worldwide #SDGs #SDG11
. Traffic-related #airpollution associated with 4 million new cases of childhood #asthma every year: new finding from a health impact assessment of children in 194 countries and 125 major cities worldwide
Here's a link to our open-access article. Our study adds to the growing scientific & public health evidence that a transition to #ZeroEmissionVehicles would not only protect children’s health but would also help tackle #climatechange
How many children get #asthma by inhaling traffic fumes worldwide? 1.5 years ago, I set out to answer this question w/ , Mike Brauer, and Perry Hystad. Yesterday, our open-access study was published in -- THREAD 1/n
Now for ... Global, national, and urban burdens of paediatric asthma incidence attributable to ambient NO2 pollution
Among 125 major cities, the percentage of new asthma cases attributable to NO2 pollution ranged from 5·6% to 48% Overall 20% of new asthma cases attributable to NO2