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Northern China covered in a blanket of toxic smog

A thick blanket of smog covered vast parts of northern China on Monday. Air quality readings in Shanxi province accelerated past levels considered hazardous to health. The air quality index in the city of Linfen hit 428, which refers to the tiny toxic particles known as PM2.5, the National Environmental Monitoring Center’s real-time data showed. […]