Ireland: Rising temperatures bring threat of malaria deaths

Independent: IRELAND can expect a rise in water- and food-borne deaths, particularly among the elderly, because of climate change. Nobel laureate John Sweeney, who is also a professor of geography at NUI Maynooth, told a conference yesterday that, as temperatures climbed, the number of people dying in the winter would fall -- but the numbers were likely to increase during summer, particularly in cities. Speaking at the Impact of Climate Change on Health conference in Dublin yesterday, Prof ......

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