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Earlier this week, a leading expert voiced similar concerns, noting that the WHO hadn't made its voice heard.
Dengue cases increased fivefold from 2003 to 2013, but the death rate dropped a bit recently.
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A Texas county used maps of extreme heat events, river flooding, and health vulnerability to inform mitigation activities and climate change policy.
An Alaska tribal health coalition identifies potential health effects from climate change in Arctic communities.
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