New Delhi, Nov 10: As the air quality deteriorates in Delhi-NCR, health experts are of the view that air pollution can negatively affect pregnancy, possibly leading to preterm birth, a low birth weight, stillbirth, or congenital abnormalities. The AQI is constantly dipping into a very poor and severe category in the capital region, with doctors advising expecting mothers to stay indoors as much as possible.
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*Cover your face with masks to prevent transmission of droplets carrying coronavirus
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*Sanitize your hands
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WHO has also cautioned vulnerable groups like pregnant women, older adults above 60 years, and children under 5 years about the risks and health effects that poor air quality can cause.
Recently, a high-resolution satellite image was released, showcasing a massive methane cloud near a waste facility in India.