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Malaria cases in Texas and Florida are the first U.S. spread since 2003, the CDC says

Five cases of the mosquito-borne infection malaria have been detected in the United States in the past two months, marking the first local spread in the country in 20 years.

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Neil Vora: ‘The Last of Us’ is right. Our warming planet is a petri dish

Scientists like me worry that climate change and ecosystem destruction may be creating opportunities for fungal pathogens to grow more infectious, spread over larger distances and reach more people.

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Dangerous algal blooms crop up across California killing thousands of fish

Toxic algae that can make people sick have been found in popular swimming and fishing spots all around California.

Vacancies in top health and science jobs may threaten Biden's agenda

Vacancies in top health and science jobs may threaten Biden's agenda

President Biden came into office vowing to respect science, but openings in crucial jobs could hamper progress on medical and technological research.
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Hurricanes get names. What about heat waves?

Short, distinctive names are assigned to storms to raise awareness about their dangers. Some experts argue for doing the same for heat waves, which can be even deadlier.
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How climate change may affect your health

No matter where you live or how high your socioeconomic status, climate change can endanger your health, both physical and mental, now and in the future.
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Brain-eating amoeba moving north across America, and climate change may be why

The brain-eating amoeba Naegleria fowleri is moving further into the U.S., with a "statistically significant northward trend" observed since 2010, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.