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November 20, 2019

…air pollution – mostly caused by cars – one of the biggest causes of preventable illness in the UK, causing at least 40,000 premature deaths a year.

Truthfullness 4 / 5

Fact checked by: fullfact


No-one has air pollution on their death certificate, it makes existing illnesses worse. The claim is based on a credible study but has a large margin for error.

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