Monday, January 14, 2013

Grim image shows how Beijing pollution has rocketed as 1,000 babies are hospitalised with breathing problemsGrim image shows how Beijing pollution has rocketed as 1,000 babies are hospitalised with breathing problems

The severity of Beijing’s pollutuion crisis becomes clear in these photographs of the city skyline taken 12 months apart, as officials confirm that hundreds of young children are hospitalised as a result of the smog.

Air quality in Beijing was the 'worst on record' over the weekend, according to environmentalists, as pollution in the city rose to 30 to 45 times above recommended safety levels.

Nearly 1,000 babies and toddlers have been treated for breathing difficulties as Beijing's pollution crisis entered a fourth day today, Chinese officials have confirmed.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2261968/Smog-Beijing-Babies-hospitalised-air-quality-hits-worst-record.html