A youngster wears a surgical mask due to the high pollution levels in Mexico City. Photo: EPA

Mexico City blanketed in smog as fires exacerbate pollution problem

  • Mexico City is prone to air pollution, both because of the mountains that surround it – trapping smog overhead – and its more than 5 million cars
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A youngster wears a surgical mask due to the high pollution levels in Mexico City. Photo: EPA
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