Climate change threatens malaria control efforts, WHO warns

Hindustan Times May 15, 2024, 10:00 AM UTC

Summary: Malaria control faces a new threat from climate change, affecting mosquito behavior and disease transmission. Warmer temperatures and rainfall changes impact mosquito breeding and disease spread. Climate change could expand malaria's reach to new regions. Adaptation strategies include strengthening health systems, promoting climate-resilient agriculture, community engagement, public education, international cooperation, and research for new interventions. Proactive measures are crucial for successful malaria control amidst climate challenges.

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