The human price of the Volkswagen emissions scandal
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The company said Wednesday it lost $1.8 billion last quarter, partly as a result of the billions its had to set aside to pay damages.
On Thursday, though, the first peer-reviewed study of the public health costs of the extra pollution was published in Environmental Research Letters. It says about 60 people have already died prematurely — that’s just in this country.
Number of affected cars here: 550,000.
In the U.K.: 1.2 million.
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