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SciA: Climate change and infectious diseases; Modelling changes in disease; Pathogens switching hosts; Schistosomiasis tracking; Using satellite data

February 19th, 2015

Episode 21 of 118 episodes

Climate change is affecting the spread of infectious diseases like Malaria, Chikungunya, Dengue fever and West Nile Virus. Scientists are using a host of techniques to try to understand what is happening