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A. Short term effects:

a) Eye and skin irritation

b) Chemical burns

c) Difficulty breathing

d) Headaches

e) Nausea

f) Behavioural abnormalities

g) Cancer

h) Genetic mutations

I) Physiological malfunctions (kidney failure, reproductive impairment)

j) Physical deformations

k) Birth defects


B. Long term effects:

The more emissions that we produce due to how much trash we generate, affects us long term. One can develop diseases such as asthma, birth defects, cancer, cardiovascular disease, childhood cancer, COPD, infectious diseases, low birth weight, and preterm delivery. Overflowing waste causes air pollution and respiratory diseases. One of the outcomes of overflowing garbage is air pollution, which causes various respiratory diseases and other adverse health effects as contaminants are absorbed from lungs into other parts of the body.


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