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Air pollution spike warning if Scots not encouraged to get back on trains and buses

Posted On: 4 Jul 2020   |   Posted By: Herald Scotland

A LUNG disease charity has warned the Scottish Government that if people are not actively encouraged to hop back onto trains and buses more people will be “rushed to hospital” amid an potential air pollution spike.

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