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Climate crisis fuels mosquito disease spread in Europe, expert argues

Climate crisis fuels mosquito disease spread in Europe, expert argues

Mosquito-borne diseases like malaria and dengue fever are increasing in Europe due to global warming, according to an expert.

Helena Horton reports for The Guardian.

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Brazilian researchers announce promising new dengue vaccine amidst Latin American outbreak

Brazilian researchers announce promising new dengue vaccine amidst Latin American outbreak

A public research institute in Brazil has developed a promising single-dose vaccine offering strong protection against dengue, a timely discovery given the current severe outbreak across Latin America.

Stephanie Nolen reports for The New York Times.

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Puerto Rico faces dengue emergency amid rising cases

Puerto Rico faces dengue emergency amid rising cases

In a bid to curb an unprecedented surge in dengue fever, Puerto Rico declares a public health emergency, highlighting the escalating challenge posed by mosquito-borne diseases globally.

Zoya Teirstein reports for Grist.

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‘Deadliest outbreak ever seen’: Climate crisis fuels Bangladesh’s worst dengue epidemic

Mosquito-borne disease once largely limited to Dhaka spreads countrywide as higher rainfall and heat lead to fivefold rise in cases in a year, with children the hardest hit.

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COP28: El Niño in South America is a preview of a world under climate change

Dengue, drought, and floods are hammering Peru and Bolivia this year. At the UN climate talks, they’re seeking justice.
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How scientists are fighting climate-fuelled disease

As leaders gather in Dubai for the UN climate summit, experts say global warming is having a ‘profound effect' on health.
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Mosquito days are getting worse due to climate change

The number of "mosquito days" — that is, those with the hot and humid weather the flying insects crave — has increased in many U.S. cities over the past several decades, per a new analysis.

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