Climate change fuels infectious diseases

Lake Baringo floods

Salabani village where the rising water levels of Lake Baringo have now flooded displacing entire villages near Marigat, Baringo County on October 6, 2020. 

Photo credit: Celine Clery | AFP

With the climate crisis, infectious diseases threaten global health. Changes in average temperatures, humidity levels, vegetation quality, and the movement of animals influence arthropod distribution patterns.


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