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Strengthening the global response to climate change and infectious disease threats

Abstract
Global health leaders have identified climate change as the greatest health challenge of the 21st century. Impacts on infectious disease are a particular concern: there is growing evidence that some of the greatest health impacts of climate change are, and will continue to be, on the emergence, re-emergence, and spread of infectious diseases. For at least two decades, global assessments have highlighted the need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to invest more substantially in climate and health, including surveillance, preparedness, and response.

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Type
Journal Article
Author
Hess J
Boodram LG
Paz S
Stewart Ibarra AM
Wasserheit JN
Lowe R
Year of Publication
2020
Journal
BMJ
Number of Pages
m3081
Language
eng
ISSN Number
1756-1833
DOI
10.1136/bmj.m3081
Publication Language
eng