Pollution in Paris causes problemsBMJ 1994; 309 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6961.1039b (Published 22 October 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:1039
- A Dorozynski
Atmospheric pollution by nitrogen dioxide, a byproduct of vehicle exhausts, in Paris and its suburbs increases by 15-20% the number of people who need to be admitted to hospital for asthma A new survey also shows that atmospheric sulphur dioxide, produced mainly by industry and heating, increases mortality from cardiovascular disease by a tenth.
The survey, carried out by the Observatory for Health …
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