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“Air pollution in Delhi has alarmed one and all, and the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry is no exception. With doctors voicing concern over increasing levels of cancerous Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) – such as formaldehyde, benzene, methylene chloride and perchloroethylene – the Union Health Ministry has convened a high-level meeting to deal with the issue. With the doctors flagging conditions such as cardiac arrhythmia – in which the heartbeat is irregular, and sudden death can result due to heart dysfunction, the ministry has called upon the environmental health experts and cancer specialists to discuss the matter.” Indiatoday. Read it on

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