Nigeria: Climate Change Could Unleash Malaria, Neglected Diseases, WHO Warns

A new World Health Organization, WHO, review raises concerns about the impact of climate change on Neglected Tropical Diseases, NTDs, and malaria. Analyzing over 42,000 studies, the review highlights a critical gap in understanding how rising temperatures and weather pattern shifts will affect these diseases.

The worry is that changing climate could expand the reach of disease-carrying insects like mosquitoes, potentially introducing or reintroducing NTDs and malaria to new regions. This would…


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