Infant deaths

  • Air pollution in India caused over 1.16L infant deaths in 2019: Study
    NEW DELHI, OCTOBER 21 (IANS): The first-ever comprehensive analysis of air pollution's global impact on newborns finds that outdoor and household particulate matter pollution contributed to the deaths of more than 1,16,000 Indian infants in their first month of life in 2019, a new global study on Wednesday. However, the study found progress in reducing household air pollution exposures but levels stagnant for outdoor PM2.5. The report, State of Global Air 2020, said more than