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India’s capital is battling a surge in coronavirus cases just as pollution levels spike

Delhi, India, is battling both toxic air pollution & a record surge in coronavirus cases. The combination can have deadly consequences, as exposure to pollution increases the risk of severe respiratory illnesses. Air pollution also makes people more prone to infections.

India has recorded >8.7 million coronavirus cases, second only to the US.



https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/india-delhi-coronavirus-pollution/2020/11/14/2e8745ca-2479-11eb-9c4a-0dc6242c4814_story.html

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