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1 billion people will be newly exposed to diseases like dengue fever as world temperatures rise


March 28, 2019

As many as a billion people could be newly exposed to disease-carrying mosquitoes by the end of the century because of global warming, says a new study that examines temperature changes on a monthly basis across the world. Full Story

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Georgetown University Medical Center

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