Air quality in Pakistan and India worsening every day, experts warn

As the air quality in Pakistan and India continues to decline, experts have warned that the situation will get from bad to worse if not controlled in a timely manner. Pakistan’s Air Quality Index (AQI) levels suggest that from January to November 2020, the amount of particulate matter in Karachi and Lahore ‘s air exceeded the amount prescribed by the World Health Organisation as safe. Particulate matter is 30 times thinner than a human hair and even smaller than viruses and bacteria. When inhaled, they can easily get absorbed into…

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