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Fact Sheet: Vector-Borne and Water-Borne Diseases

Climate change is acknowledged by scientists around the world to be a reality and to be caused primarily by human activity, especially the burning of fossil fuels. As the earth warms, the delicate balance of climate, weather events and life is disrupted. Consequences emerge that threaten health and, ultimately, survival. As the climate changes, vector-borne and water-borne diseases spread.

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Last Updated September 24, 2013

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