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Global Agreement On Climate Change Important For Public Health, WHO Official Says

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Climate deal more important for your health than you realize — WHO
“A new global agreement to combat climate change, due to be reached in December in Paris, is more important for everyone’s health than many people realize, a senior World Health Organization (WHO) official said on Tuesday. Apart from the direct impact, disasters like heatwaves and floods increase the risk of infectious diseases spreading, while air pollution in cities causes diseases such as lung cancer and strokes, said Maria Neira, the head of public health at WHO…” (Mis, 10/27).

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