Icahn School of Medicine

Pollution seen related to one in 12 deaths in Greece

One in every 12 deaths in Greece is related to pollution, about half the rate recorded globally, according to a US scientific survey.

The report published in "The Lancet" medical journal said that approximately 9,800 deaths from a total of 122,000 in Greece in 2015 were related to pollution, i.e. some 8 percent.