The 2019 report of The Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: ensuring that the health of a child born today is not defined by a changing climate

Nov 13, 2019

Published Research

Children in poor regions will be most affected by climate change-induced diarrheal diseases, via mechanisms such as flooding and the subsequent waterborne illnesses it causes; drought, which reduces availability of nutritious food and can affect hygiene and sanitation; and an environment conducive to the growth and spread of the bacteria Vibrio, which is responsible for cholera. 

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