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Because the air you breathe that was considered safe is no longer safe, according to the WHO


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Mexico City is known for poor air quality.

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Mexico City is known for its poor air quality.

Air pollution is more dangerous than previously thought.

That’s the conclusion reached by the World Health Organization (WHO), which has updated air pollution thresholds for the first time in 16 years.

The reason? More than 90% of the world’s population breathes pollution levels much higher than those considered safe.

This leaves far behind the latest WHO indicators, which were in force since 2005.


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