9 out of 10 people around the 🌏🌍🌎 lives in places where air quality exceeds WHO guideline limits.

The lack of visible smog is no indication that air is healthy.

Across the 🌍, cities & villages are seeing #AirPollution 😷 exceed the average annual values recommended by WHO’s air quality guidelines.

Check how safe the air you breathe is: breathelife2030.org
DYK: 1/3 of deaths from:
-Lung cancer
-Heart disease are due to #AirPollution.

This is an equivalent effect to that of smoking 🚬, & much higher than the effects of eating too much 🧂.

Health effects of air pollution are serious: bit.ly/2q9Zcfj
#AirPollution is an invisible killer.

It causes 1.7 million deaths from lung disease and cancer.

Let’s stop it!

bit.ly/2m2PiNr #BreatheLife
Every year #AirPollution is responsible for 2.2 million deaths from stroke.
Let’s stop this invisible killer.
bit.ly/2m2PiNr #BreatheLife
#AirPollution is stunting our children’s 🧠. It impacts their neurodevelopment and cognitive ability.

Children 👧🏽🧒🏻👧🏾🧒🏼👧🏻🧒🏿 who have been exposed to high levels of air pollution may be at greater risk for chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease later in life.
5 ways to limit breathing polluted air:
1⃣Limit🚶on busy streets during rush hour
2⃣Limit spending time at specific hotspots of 🚦
3⃣When you’re doing 🏋️outdoors, try exercising in less polluted areas
4⃣Limit the use of 🚗 on highly polluted days
5⃣Don’t burn waste
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