Coronavirus lockdowns give Europe's cities cleaner air
A general view shows houses and office buildings in Brussels during the lockdown imposed by the Belgian government.

Coronavirus lockdowns give Europe's cities cleaner air

Air pollution has decreased in urban areas across Europe during lockdowns to combat the coronavirus, new satellite images showed on Monday, but campaigners warned city-dwellers were still more vulnerable to the epidemic. Air pollution causes around 400,000 premature deaths each year in Europe, EEA data show.

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