What are health risks caused by plastic

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Disposal of waste into the ocean is killing marine life. Along with plastic, which amounts to 80% of all waste dumped into the ocean, toxic substances and sewage is also being released into the water, increasing the incidence of diseases such as cholera and thyroid fever. Furthermore, consuming fish that has been contaminated can lead to severe health problems including intestinal damage and cancer. Find out more at Yahoo UK.

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