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Why is asbestos a looming danger worldwide?

Tessa Clara Walther | Lisa Hänel
August 29, 2023

Asbestos is banned in around 70 countries in the world. But some continue to use the toxic fibers. With fatal consequences. But how dangerous is asbestos really? Where are people most in danger? And how could its use be stopped?