How Climate Change Will Affect Health Across US


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For example, the map shows that people in the Midwest will face an increasing risk of infectious diseases carried by ticks.

Kinda gets you thinking. Friend of mine saw this and asked if there was a way you could reorient tick genes to only hunger for Trump voters.

2 thoughts on “How Climate Change Will Affect Health Across US

  1. Malthusian says:

    “What most frequently meets our view (and occasions complaint) is our teeming population. Our numbers are burdensome to the world, which can hardly support us…. In very deed, pestilence, and famine, and wars, and earthquakes have to be regarded as a remedy for nations, as the means of pruning the luxuriance of the human race.” Tertullian (c. 155 – c. 240 AD) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tertullian

  2. Science be damned says:

    As Animals Migrate Because of Climate Change, Thousands of New Viruses Will Hop From Wildlife to Humans—and Mitigation Won’t Stop Them
    “We can’t put this one back in the bottle,” said the researcher behind a recent study about the spread of zoonotic diseases. https://insideclimatenews.org/news/07062022/monkeypox-zoonotic-diseases-spread-climate-change/
    A 2020 United Nations study found an estimated 60% of known infectious diseases found in humans and 75% of all emerging infectious diseases are zoonotic, or transmitted between species, from animals to humans.

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