Asbestos use has declined in America, but it remains prevalent in developing nations. Watch the Center for Public Integrity‘s YouTube video below to learn more about asbestos use around the world:
The video states, “the International Labor Organization estimates that 100,000 workers will die each year from asbestos-related diseases….There will likely be up to ten million asbestos-related cancer deaths worldwide by 2030.” These deaths can be completely prevented by enforcing asbestos bans across the world.
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