There are new questions in Australia concerning the health effect of pollutants from diesel vehicles. Ray Kearney, immunologist associate professor at the University of Sydney, says diesel emissions have been linked to asthma attacks, cardiovascular and respiratory disease and cancer. “Diesel pollution kills people,” Kearney tells the Sydney Morning Herald newspaper. “One in five lung cancer deaths can be attributed to fine particles from burning fossil fuels.” Kearney says these ...

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