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Economic Cost of Air Pollution

5 November, 2004 – South China Morning Post

David Hui Shu-cheong, an assistant professor at the Chinese University’s Division of Respiratory Medicine, noted that the number of patients suffering from breathing problems surged a few days after the air pollution index (API) rose.

Some of those suffering from asthma and chronic obstructive lung diseases such as bronchitis and emphysema end up in hospital.

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