Climate Fever

Earth Report
S13:Ep1122 mins2008

According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), climate change currently contributes to an increasing global burden of ill health and premature death. A hallmark study by Johns Hopkins School of Public Health charted the relationship between temperature and childhood diarrhea. The World Health Organization points to other fatal conditions such as Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome and the Nipah virus when calling climate change the “defining issue for public health during this century.”

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