Respiratory System and Lungs being the first line of defence for the body to deal with air and its pollutants is the most affected human organ when concerned to Air Pollution. Some common effects are mentioned below:
- Shortness of breath
- Airway obstruction
- Air sacks in the lungs get damaged
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
- Lung Cancer
Do you know? - Air pollution accounts for 41% of global deaths from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), 19% of deaths from lung cancer and 35% of deaths from lower-respiratory infection (State of Global Air Report 2019).