Air pollution is the world’s largest single environmental health risk and it affects everyone. Poor indoor air quality can cause many different health issues.
Air pollution has been linked to cardiovascular disease, asthma, and other pulmonary diseases, cancer, fertility problems, allergies, stroke, Alzheimer’s disease. The average person spends 90% of their time indoors breathing polluted air. This also includes the workplace, schools, and homes, and more.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 92% of the world’s population breathes polluted air. More than 7 million people are dying prematurely every year as a result of air pollution. The EPA recommends protecting yourself from harmful indoor air pollutants when possible.