Home > Lifestyle > Environmental Health > News 10 August 2010 Smog kills 700 people a day Deaths in Moscow have doubled to an average of 700 people a day as the Russian capital is engulfed by poisonous smog from wildfires and a sweltering heat wave 0 Start A Health24 blog » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Test Are you envirohealth savvy? » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » Blood Lions: Bred for the Bullet movie trailer The amazing mountains on Pluto Deaths in Moscow have doubled to an average of 700 people a day as the Russian capital is engulfed by poisonous smog from wildfires and a sweltering heat wave, a top health official said. Record-breaking heat wave NEXT ON HEALTH24X OPINION | Can tea really lower your blood sugar? 2020-10-20 13:35 More: Environmental HealthNews advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical Covid-19: How to get mask and distancing rebels to conform – induce empathy Medical OPINION | Herd (immunity) today, gone tomorrow Medical ‘Stress can give you superpowers’ - if you know how to control it Medical Many people have an extra artery in their arms – but it's just our continuing evolution Medical PICS: Swab gets stuck inside woman’s lung during coronavirus test Medical Some younger people get severe Covid-19 and scientists think they are close to finding out why Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.