Tackling a heavy load of patients, many of them on nebulisers, Dr J.C. Suri, a leading pulmonologist and head of the respiratory medicine department at New Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital, says that high levels of air pollution may cause rapid deterioration in heart and lung patients, even early death. In an interview with Lola Nayar, Dr Suri warns that pollution can also result in underdeveloped lungs in children and even the possibility of lung cancer.
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