More than 1 million premature deaths in China each year are caused by air pollution, according to the WHO. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Of the 200 cities with worst air pollution, 90 per cent are in China and India

  • Accounting for population, Bangladesh has the worst PM2.5 pollution, followed by Pakistan, Mongolia and Afghanistan
  • Microscopic flecks are small enough to enter the bloodstream via the respiratory system, leading to asthma, lung cancer and heart disease
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More than 1 million premature deaths in China each year are caused by air pollution, according to the WHO. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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