London Ambulance saw 34% rise in breathing problems

The number of people experiencing breathing problems increased by 34 per cent on Thursday, London Ambulance Service has said.

The capital experienced "very high" pollution levels yesterday but air quality is expected to improve today.

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We saw a 34% increase in patients with breathing problems yesterday compared to an average Thu

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People with asthma may also find that they need to use their inhaler more frequently, have it with you at all times

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High pollution levels expected to fall in London

High pollution levels in London are expected to fall. The capital has been blighted by increased levels this week with London Ambulance Service reporting a 14 per cent increase in emergency calls for people experiencing breathing problems.