A recent study found that there are projected to be around 2,500 mesothelioma deaths per year for the rest of the decade before numbers begin to decline.
There were 212 new cases of occupational asthma seen by chest physicians in 2017, similar to the number 10 years ago.
Occupational lung diseases account for around 12,000 of the 13,000 total deaths estimated to be linked to past exposures at work.
Lung diseases contributing to estimated current annual deaths:
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