International study finds air pollution leads to millions of hospital visits for asthma attacks worldwide
Green Car Congress
OCTOBER 28, 2018
They used epidemiological health impact functions combined with data describing population, baseline asthma incidence and prevalence, and pollutant concentrations. This is the first global study of the potential impacts of air pollution on serious asthma attacks that cause people to visit emergency rooms in hospitals around the world. The research team said that one way to reduce pollutants quickly would be to target emissions from cars, especially in big cities.