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Coronavirus lockdown has 'dramatically improved' air quality in London, mayor says

Key Points
  • In an attempt to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, strict rules have been in place in the U.K. since March. 
  • Around the world, many cities have seen air quality improve since the introduction of lockdown measures.
A pigeon walks across a deserted Oxford Street in London, England, on March 28, 2020.
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