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Heavy rains spur mosquito surge in Houston with climate change worsening the issue

Heavy rains spur mosquito surge in Houston with climate change worsening the issue

After recent heavy rains in Texas, Houston residents face a severe mosquito infestation, with climate change expected to exacerbate future outbreaks.

Matt Keyser and Dino Grandoni report for The Washington Post.

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Climate change and its impact on Africa's public health

Climate change and its impact on Africa's public health

Africa's rising temperatures are worsening vector-borne diseases in vulnerable regions, a serious public health issue.

Juliet Akoth Ojwang reports for Mongabay.

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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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Opinion: A vacation surprise - when a mosquito bite leads to dengue fever

Opinion: A vacation surprise - when a mosquito bite leads to dengue fever

In a personal recount, Dr. Deborah Heaney shares her unexpected battle with dengue fever following a vacation mosquito bite, highlighting the disease's surge in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Deborah Heaney writes 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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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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It's not just extreme weather: 'Climate-sensitive' diseases are spreading through the US
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It's not just extreme weather: 'Climate-sensitive' diseases are spreading through the US

Climate change is pushing ticks, mosquitoes, and more into new regions.
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