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WHO Releases Updated Fact File on Climate Change Effects on Health

9dic_09_0137 December 2009: The World Health Organization (WHO) has released an updated fact file titled "10 Facts about Climate Change and Health," which describes current and projected effects of climate change on public health. The file explores how health risks are posed by extreme weather events, variable climates affecting food and water supplies, new patterns of infectious disease outbreaks, and emerging diseases linked to ecosystem changes associated with climate change. [The Fact File]