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Climate impacts worsened range of human diseases

Climate impacts have worsened vast range of human diseases

More than half of human diseases caused by pathogens have been aggravated by hazards associated with climate change, study finds.

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Dengue and Zika can alter your scent to attract mosquitoes

Some mosquito-borne tropical viruses can change the way you smell.
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Genetically modified mosquitoes may protect the world from disease

Modified mosquitoes could breed themselves out of existence, eliminating dengue, Zika and yellow fever.
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Climate change's peskiest threat - and what you can do about it

As climate change pushes temperatures higher, the viruses carried by the unofficial state bird are likely to proliferate faster, increasing its threat of infecting human beings with West Nile, Zika and dengue.

In Florida Keys, a controversial project releases genetically modified mosquitoes

In Florida Keys, a controversial project releases genetically modified mosquitoes

A “death mechanism” built into the insects is meant to prevent viable female offspring resulting from the mating, according to the British biotech company conducting the trial.
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Mosquitoes and climate change: How Houston monitors for new diseases

Climate change is altering the patterns and prevalence of infectious diseases as vectors like mosquitoes migrate to new regions.

Protecting land and animals will mitigate future pandemics, report says

Protecting land and animals will mitigate future pandemics, report says

The same forces driving extinction, habitat loss, and climate change will also lead to future pandemics, say an international group of scientists.
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