Climate Change Will Expose Half of World’s Population to Disease-Spreading Mosquitoes By 2050
Source: YALE ENVIRONMENT 360, 05/03/2019
Scientists and public health officials have documented an increasing number of outbreaks of mosquito-borne illnesses across the globe in recent years, including yellow fever, dengue, chikungunya, and Zika. Now, an international team of researchers has found that by 2050, two key disease-spreading mosquitoes — Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus — will significantly expand their range, posing a threat to 49 percent of the world’s population.
This news is related to one of the 12 themes of the World Conference on Health and Climate Change.
You can find all the information on the theme “Facing the health challenges climate-related migration” by following the link