epaselect epa06809034 Commuters drive through an area blanketed with heavy dust and pollution in Amritsar, India, 15 June 2018. People in the northern regions are struggling with thick haze and dust as the air quality hit 'severe levels' in the past days, media reports state. EPA-EFE/RAMINDER PAL SINGH

Air pollution identified as factor in onset of diabetes, one of the world’s fastest growing diseases

The study estimated that pollution contributed to 3.2 million new diabetes cases globally in 2016 – or around 14 per cent of all new diabetes cases globally that year

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epaselect epa06809034 Commuters drive through an area blanketed with heavy dust and pollution in Amritsar, India, 15 June 2018. People in the northern regions are struggling with thick haze and dust as the air quality hit 'severe levels' in the past days, media reports state. EPA-EFE/RAMINDER PAL SINGH
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