Deadly cholera outbreaks could increase with climate change

December 17, 2014 3:16 PM

4 0

Deadly cholera outbreaks could increase with climate change

Increasingly severe heat waves and more frequent and intense flooding due to climate change will spur the spread of cholera in vulnerable regions of the world, new research suggests.

In an effort to better understand the environmental conditions that cause deadly cholera outbreaks and to be able to predict them in the future, researchers based at the University of Maryland compiled more than 40 years of cholera studies to compare weather and groundwater conditions to patterns of...

Read more

To category page

Loading...