Climate Change and Health Nexus: A Review

Peter Nkashi Agan


Climate change is an atmospheric condition where there exist upward trends in temperature above normal. The rise in temperature has change the dynamics of the spread of thriving diseases and has exacerbated the incidence of certain disease (malaria, meningitis, cholera etc.) on areas where they were non-existent. They are pathways through which climate change has impacted human health; through weather variables (such as heat and storms), natural systems such as disease vectors; and through under nutrition. This review paper elucidated more on the nexus between climate change and disease spread and enunciated gaps for future research.

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