People wear face masks on a polluted day in Beijing. More than 1.8 million Chinese died from pollution-related illnesses in 2015, a new study has said. Photo: Reuters People wear face masks on a polluted day in Beijing. More than 1.8 million Chinese died from pollution-related illnesses in 2015, a new study has said. Photo: Reuters
People wear face masks on a polluted day in Beijing. More than 1.8 million Chinese died from pollution-related illnesses in 2015, a new study has said. Photo: Reuters
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People wear face masks on a polluted day in Beijing. More than 1.8 million Chinese died from pollution-related illnesses in 2015, a new study has said. Photo: Reuters People wear face masks on a polluted day in Beijing. More than 1.8 million Chinese died from pollution-related illnesses in 2015, a new study has said. Photo: Reuters
People wear face masks on a polluted day in Beijing. More than 1.8 million Chinese died from pollution-related illnesses in 2015, a new study has said. Photo: Reuters
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