Heavy smog once again smothers the Second Ring Road Beijing. Beijing and many other cities in northern China have suffered more than 20 days of PM 2.5 air pollution at hazardous levels. Photo: EPA

Hospital admissions for respiratory infections up 20pc amid Beijing smog

Hospital admissions for breathing problems are up 20pc in Beijing; one leading doctor says the air pollution is 'much more scary' than Sars

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Heavy smog once again smothers the Second Ring Road Beijing. Beijing and many other cities in northern China have suffered more than 20 days of PM 2.5 air pollution at hazardous levels. Photo: EPA
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