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Strong El Niño Increasing Risk Of Malnutrition, Disease Worldwide

New York Times: El Niño Upsets Seasons and Upends Lives Worldwide
“In rural villages in Africa and Asia, and in urban neighborhoods in South America, millions of lives have been disrupted by weather linked to the strongest El Niño in a generation. … The World Health Organization has estimated that worldwide, El Niño-related weather is putting 60 million people at increased risk of malnutrition, water- and mosquito-borne diseases, and other illnesses…” (Fountain, 3/19).

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