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Severe Covid cases ‘more likely in highly polluted areas’

Air pollutant nitrogen dioxide may contribute to intensive care admissions, German study finds

People who contract Covid-19 are more likely to suffer severe symptoms if they have been exposed to air pollution for long periods.

A study found that people who live in places where there are high levels of the atmospheric pollutant nitrogen dioxide had higher chances of ending up in intensive care units (ICUs) or of needing mechanical ventilation after they had caught Covid.

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