Is climate change breeding deadlier diseases?

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15,931

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4:35

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Earthrise

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Story Producer, Writer

Whether it’s rising temperatures, frequent storms, droughts and other disasters that bring about human displacement, climate change is making deadly disease outbreaks much more common. In fact, they’re expected to become three times as likely in the next few decades. As diseases begin to spread faster and further than before, scientists on the frontlines are working overtime to utilise new technologies to help curb outbreaks.