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Quick Hit: Beijing on High Alert Over Toxic Smog

Chinese officials have issued the first-ever 'red alert' as record high levels of smog cover Beijing.

Chinese officials issue the first-ever 'red alert' as record high levels of smog cover Beijing. With pollution levels reaching 40 times what's considered safe by the World Health Organization, schools have been urged to close and outdoor construction has been halted.

Read: "Beijing Issues Highest Possible Alert Over Poisonous Smog for the First Time Ever"

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