Pakistan: Climate change may be making children sick

The News International: Cases of vector-borne diseases have increased rapidly in the country this year, particularly in Sindh, and experts have linked this phenomenon to the irregular rain patterns "This year, the rise in vector-borne diseases including diarrhoea, cholera, gastroenteritis, typhoid, and hepatitis is due to environmental factors and the effects of climate change," says Dr Iqbal Memon, renowned paediatrician and president of the Pakistan Paediatric Association. Monsoon season in Pakistan normally starts......

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