Fears over climate change impact on neglected tropical diseases

IRIN: A high-profile donation from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation threw a spotlight on neglected tropical diseases (NTD) earlier this year, but many fear progress toward eliminating some of these diseases could be scuppered by climate change. NTDs are a group of chronic, disabling conditions - ranging from bacterial and parasitic infections to snakebites - affecting more than a billion people worldwide. These diseases contribute to an ongoing cycle of poverty and stigma, with many infected people......

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