COVID-19 Updates in Mongolia

active cases

49

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recovered

244

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Deaths

0

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Under Direct Observation

1623

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International flights are suspended until:

Aug 31


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Right to Breathe

Air pollution is a story we can end, starting with the most polluted city in the world–Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Understand the public health crisis, the causes, and the complexity of air pollution issues and learn about what YOU can do about it.

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Air Quality in Mongolia


Did you know?

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Students affected by traffic pollution experience a drop in test scores, an increase in behavioral incidents and more absences.
– Heissel et al., 2019 (NBER)

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40% lower lung function was observed in children living in the city compared to those living in rural areas
– Bankole et al., 2017 (NCBI)


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Make sure to wear filtered anti-air pollution masks

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Let’s use air purifiers with HEPA filters

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Provide nutrition and hygiene kits to families to protect them from flu and coronavirus risk in Mongolia




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Read the 10 best practices to protect yourself from air pollution in Mongolia

Books

Print out the poster and comic book to teach your children about air pollution

The Latest

COVID-19, News, Protect Yourself

Coronavirus and air pollution in Mongolia: What You Need to Know

19 · Feb · 2020

Air pollution exacerbates the potential health risks of COVID-19, making Mongolia more vulnerable to the already deadly virus should an outbreak occur.


News

Clean Hands Campaign Success: Mitigating the Socio-Economic Effects of COVID-19 in Mongolia

29 · Jul · 2020

A total of $80,500 was raised in the wake of COVID-19 to offer nutrition, health and education resources for over 2,000 families.


COVID-19, News

Mongolia Receives Covid-19 Relief and Support Worth $513.5 Million USD

05 · Aug · 2020

Mongolia has received nearly USD 513.5million in grants and loans from local and international organizations for Covid-19 response needs.

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Mongolia’s Capital Banned Coal To Fix Its Pollution Problem. Will It Work?

15 · Dec · 2019

With the air pollution problem worsening, many are hopeful that a ban on coal will help improve the situation.


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