New Delhi: Smoke emitted from one mosquito repellant coil is equivalent to those of 100 cigarettes, thus causing harm to a large number of people in India, an expert said on Wednesday, reports IANS. ” Not many people know about it, but the damage
done to your lungs by one mosquito coil is equivalent to the damage done by 100 cigarettes. This was according to a recent study conducted in Malyasia,” said Chest Research Foundation director Sandeep Salvi. He was speaking at the conference alt39 Air Pollution and Our Healthalt39, organised by the Centre for Science and Environment ( CSE) along with the Indian Council for Medical Research and the Indian Medical Association.