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What caused 12,000 deaths in 4 days in London in 1952?

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What caused 12,000 deaths in 4 days in London in 1952?
posted Mar 11 by Swati Arora

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Smog
It lasted from 5 to 9 December 1952. At the time, medical reports estimated that 4,000 had died prematurely and 100,000 made ill due to the smog's effects on the human respiratory tract. More recent research suggests that the number of fatalities was around 12,000.

answer Mar 15 by Rahul Vaidya
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