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Delhi fights for air under toxic smog

BMJ 2017; 359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j5164 (Published 08 November 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j5164
  1. Alison Shepherd
  1. The BMJ
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The Indian Medical Association last week declared a public health emergency in Delhi as air pollution reached “severe” levels and smog engulfed the conurbation.

The association advised residents to stay indoors and asked for schools to be closed as …

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