Effects of Air Pollutions on Human

The subject of pollution has been a matter of concern for ages now. Along with industrialization, Pollution of the atmosphere by chemical warfare and invasion of humans into space had added to the gravity of this problem. Pollutants like particulate matter, sulfur dioxide, oxidants, nitrogen dioxide, etc.have taken a backseat after Toxic chemicals have taken the predominant position. This chapter gives an insight into the effect of air pollution on human health and describes the action of different air pollutants like pesticides, cadmium, beryllium, fluorides, mercury, etc., have on the human respiratory system.

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