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24 May 2007

Climate will fuel infections

Global climate change will trigger a major increase in the number of emerging infectious diseases, a panel of experts said during a news conference Tuesday.

Global climate change will trigger a major increase in the number of emerging infectious diseases, a panel of experts said during a news conference Tuesday at the American Society of Microbiology's annual general meeting in Toronto, Canada.

"You are just one cough away from an infectious disease you would not have been exposed to 50 years ago," she said. – (HealthDayNews)

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