New UN ‘atlas’ links climate change, health

Oct 29th, 2012 | By | Category: General

The two U.N. agencies for health and weather services have created a new “atlas” of scientific data that they say offers fresh evidence of the links between climate change to outbreaks of meningitis, malaria and other diseases.

The World Health Organization director-general says the manual, which includes maps, tables and graphs, provides a practical guide to “climate-sensitive diseases” that decision-makers and leaders can use as a tool for prevention.

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