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(CIDRAP News) The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) predicted today that climate change will increase disease outbreaks by a variety of mechanisms and threaten human health in other ways.
(CIDRAP News) The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has included avian influenza, Ebola fever, Rift Valley fever, and plague on a list of 12 diseases and pathogens that it believes may spread to new regions as a result of climate change.
Earlier this week, a leading expert voiced similar concerns, noting that the WHO hadn't made its voice heard.
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