Thursday, November 01, 2007

Malaria in Peru

Guardian article about malaria in Peru. 40 years after it was eradicated, there have been 64,000 cases in the country this year. Thank you deforestation and global warming. While rising sea levels and drought get most of the press, climate change could have a more immediate and significant effect on the spread of some diseases. A below the radar, safety-related issue to keep an eye on in the coming years.



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