Pneumonia ‘linked’ to pollution

The BBC had this back in April, which I’ve only picked up on today:

In total, 386,374 people died of pneumonia during the eight years
examined, but there were significant regional variations. Lewisham in
London had the highest number of deaths per head, Berwick-on-Tweed the

The researchers think the problems are caused by exhaust fumes, although lung specialists urge some caution in making a direct link.

About Andrew Brown

I live in Lewisham, South East London, and spent 9 years as a Labour councillor in the borough between 1997 and 2006.
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