‘Without air pollution, my daughter would still be here’ says London mother whose child died from respiratory failure
01 December 2020 | 7:00 am
The mother of a nine-year-old girl who died from acute respiratory failure in London after repeated asthma attacks says that without air pollution her daughter would "still be here" and that she hopes a coroner's inquest will conclude that it played a role in her death.
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