Air Pollution more dangerous than Malaria - Kills More Children Globally Than Malaria

Bangalore, 14thSeptember 2017: In India, during the season and end of monsoon, Malaria is the most common disease widely known. Every household and the local Government authorities take the necessary precautionary steps to curb Malaria. However, as per the recent study conducted by the World Health Organization, the single biggest environmental threat to children globally is air pollution. Respiratory infections, such as pneumonia, those are attributable to breathing in dirty air, both indoors and outdoors, are estimated to kill 570,000 children under the age of five every year. That's more than any other single cause, including malaria and unsafe drinking water.Over a quarter of all children's deaths under the age of five, globally, are due to the unhealthy environment in which they live.

Mr. Girish Bapat, Blueair air purifier,Director West and South Asia Region commented, “Our mission at Blueair is to help Indianwomen, children and men confront the health challenges posed by rising airpollution. It is very essential to identify the Invisible dangers. Breathing intiny, unseen pollutants put every individual at risk especially the children asthey are more vulnerable to environmental threats due to their developingorgans immune systems, smaller bodies and airways. With Blueair air purifiers,anyone can take control of the indoor air they breathe and protect themselves andtheir loved ones from any airborne diseases.”

SuspendedParticulate Matter is the main trigger of damage in air Pollution. Othercontents like SO2, ammonia, carbon, polyaromatic hydrocarbons add to thetoxicity. The levels of particulate matter (PM) 2.5 have serious healthimplications such as asthma, bronchitis, chronic respiratory symptomsincluding, shortness of breath and painful breathing, and premature deathsasthese tend to get lodged in the lung and can even enter the bloodstream.

Blueair, a globalleader with more than 20 years of experience in the air purifier segment areinnovated in Sweden to put people in control of their own air quality withsuperior filtration efficiency. Sold in over 60 countries around the world,Blueair delivers home and office users cleaner indoor air for enhanced userhealth and wellbeing faster than any competing air purifier thanks to itscommitment to quality, energy efficiency and environmental care. A Blueair airpurifier works efficiently and silently to remove airborne allergens, asthmatriggers, viruses, bacteria and other pollutants.


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