Climate Change

Recent News

Jul 28, 2020

News Scan for Jul 28, 2020

High worker absenteeism in April
AMR research in India, Fiji
FDA-approved vaccines safe
Yellow fever and climate change
Dec 04, 2019

News Scan for Dec 04, 2019

Monkeypox in the UK
Impeded Ebola response
Saudi MERS case
US flu vaccine uptake
Climate change and health
Nov 14, 2019

News Scan for Nov 14, 2019

Ebola in the DRC
Climate change and infectious disease
Mosquito sterilization program
Jul 24, 2019

News Scan for Jul 24, 2019

Candida auris and climate change
Australian Listeria infections
May 08, 2019
Helicopter fighting forest fire

More states confront environmental threats to public health

The national preparedness index score was 6.7 out of 10 in 2018, a 3.1% improvement.

Apr 15, 2019

News Scan for Apr 15, 2019

Saudi MERS case
Salmonella melon outbreak
H5 avian flu in 3 countries
Vectorborne disease and climate
Apr 15, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 15, 2019

AMR and climate change
MDR pathogens in petting zoos
Drug-resistant bloodstream infections
MDRO on patients' hands
Europe-Duke joint venture
Dec 05, 2018

News Scan for Dec 05, 2018

Heartland virus study in Missouri
Yellow fever in South Sudan
Climate change and public health
May 23, 2018
Thermometer in the sun

Study finds antibiotic resistance rise tied to hotter temps

"After controlling for [other] factors, we still find that temperature is a strong predictor of antibiotic resistance."

Sep 18, 2017

News Scan for Sep 18, 2017

Chikungunya in Italy
US Zika birth defects
Avian flu in Italy, South Africa
Flu cocirculation in China
Microbes and glacial melt

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Kuhn KG, Nygard KM, Guzman-Herrador B, et al. Campylobacter infections expected to increase due to climate change in Northern Europe. Sci Rep 2020 (published online Aug 17)

Shocket MS, Verwillow AB, Numazu MG, et al. Transmission of West Nile and five other temperate mosquito-borne viruses peaks at temperatures between 23°C and 26°C. eLife 2020 (published online Sep 15)

Related Practices

Using vulnerability maps to inform local public health policies and climate change adaptation efforts

A Texas county used maps of extreme heat events, river flooding, and health vulnerability to inform mitigation activities and climate change policy.

Climate change health assessment

An Alaska tribal health coalition identifies potential health effects from climate change in Arctic communities.

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