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WHO highlights serious threat posed by exposure to recreational noise

International Ear Care Day: 3 March

Témoignages.re / 27 February 2015

Some 1.1 billion teenagers and young adults are at risk of hearing loss due to the unsafe use of personal audio devices, including smartphones, and exposure to damaging levels of sound at noisy entertainment venues such as nightclubs, bars and sporting events, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Hearing loss has potentially devastating consequences for physical and mental health, education and employment.

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