Taiwan’s pollution takes its toll

Taiwan’s pollution takes its toll

The numbers of tracheal and bronchial cancers over the years have increased because of increase in PM 2.5 air pollution.

In 2006, there were 9,052 cases of diagnosed tracheal and bronchial cancers.  In 2007, there were 9,698 such cases.  In 2008, there were 9,884 cases.  In 2009 there were 10,988 cases.  In 2010, there were 10,946 cases.  In 2011, there were 11,333 cases.  In 2012, there were 11,924 cases.  In 2013, there were 12,128 cases.  In 2014, there were 12,696 cases.  And in 2015, there were 13,086 cases.

 

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Victor Chen, herbalist, alternative healthcare lecturer, Chinese affairs analyst, retired journalist
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