Mumbai citizens ail from ear infections due to sound pollution, bad air

Noise and air pollution are becoming major causes of severe ear infections that can lead to temporary or permanent hearing loss, warn doctors from a municipal medical facility in the city that specialises in ear, nose, and throat (ENT) cases.

Doctors from Atmasingh Jethasingh ENT Municipal Hospital in Fort said that the number of cases of ear infections has grown 10 times in the last three years.