'Deadly Smog' Chokes Indian Capital

Indian commuters wear masks as they walk along a road amid heavy smog in New Delhi on Nov. 9, 2017. (Sajjad Hussain/AFP/Getty Images)
Indian commuters wear masks as they walk along a road amid heavy smog in New Delhi on Nov. 9, 2017. (Sajjad Hussain/AFP/Getty Images)
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This week the Indian Medical Association declared "a state of medical emergency" as smog blanketed the capital city of Delhi. Pollution levels in some areas have reached 30 times the World Health Organization's recommended limit.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with BBC correspondent Divya Arya (@divyaconnects) in Delhi.

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