UK activist spreads awareness of deadly air pollution

One mother is campaigning for greater awareness of the city's hazardous air after daughter's premature death caused by toxic air.

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    Seven million premature deaths each year are linked to air pollution, according to World Health Organisation data.

    The WHO is meeting to discuss a plan to tackle the problem, at its first-ever conference on air pollution in Geneva.

    Al Jazeera's Jessica Baldwin reports from London, where one mother is campaigning for greater awareness of the city's hazardous air.


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