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Climate hazards are linked to 58 percent of infectious diseases

More than half of the hundreds of infectious diseases known to humans, including malaria, hantavirus, cholera, and anthrax, have been aggravated by climate-related hazards like flooding, heat waves, and drought, according to a recently published study. Researchers looked through the medical literature of established cases of illnesses and found…
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