- Recently, the air pollution in Dehli, India has worsened and reached toxic levels
- Due to the intense air pollution, an “oxygen bar” has opened in India that offers fresh air for 15 minutes
- The country recently fell to the “hazardous” category and also has the potential to cause severe respiratory illnesses
- The government had to shut down schools, stop construction, and prohibit vehicles on the road because of pollution
An “oxygen bar” has opened in Dehli, India, as the country has been facing intense air pollution.
KAMI learned that at $4, the residents in Dehli can inhale fresh air for fifteen minutes at the oxygen bar.
In a report by Yahoo News, many parts of India have fallen into the “hazardous” category. It also has the potential to cause respiratory illnesses.
At Oxy Pure, the customers will be strapped with tubes to their noses. They can choose to inhale the scents of lavender, lemongrass or spearmint.
Lisa Dwivedi, a Ukranian living in Dehli has tried the oxygen bar. She said that she is tired of having itchy eyes, swollen throat, and runny rose.
“I don’t know if it’s psychological, but it makes me feel good to know I am inhaling pure oxygen, if only for 15 minutes,” Lisa said.
As reported by the New York Times (authors Suhasini Raj and Kai Schultz), the air pollution crisis in India has worsened that Dehli declared a public health emergency this month.
Some doctors reported that there has been a vast increase in patients that were diagnosed with severe respiratory problems.
The government had to shut down schools, stop construction, and prohibit vehicles on the road because the air has reached toxic levels.
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