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|Title:||Climate change and infectious diseases in Australia: Future prospects, adaptation options, and research priorities|
|Citation:||Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health, 2011; 23(2 Suppl):54S-66S|
|Publisher:||Sage Science Press (US)|
|David Harley, Peng Bi, Gillian Hall, Ashwin Swaminathan, Shilu Tong and Craig Williams|
|Abstract:||Climate change will have significant and diverse impacts on human health. These impacts will include changes in infectious disease incidence. In this article, the authors review the current situation and potential future climate change impacts for respiratory, diarrheal, and vector-borne diseases in Australia. Based on this review, the authors suggest adaptive strategies within the health sector and also recommend future research priorities.|
|Keywords:||arbovirus; climate change; communicable diseases; diarrhea; infantile; influenza; human; malaria; respiratory infections|
|Rights:||© 2011 APJPH|
|Appears in Collections:||Public Health publications|
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