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Climate Crisis, Our Health Crisis

Rising temperatures due to the climate crisis have widened the spread of infectious diseases, caused more deaths, and driven food insecurity.

This article has been translated using AI. See Original .
By
AHMAD ARIF
· 8 minutes read

The following article was translated using both Microsoft Azure Open AI and Google Translation AI. The original article can be found in Krisis Iklim, Krisis Kesehatan Kita

Officers carried out <i>fogging</i> or fumigation at the housing complex in Nusa Loka BSD, Lengkong Gudang Timur, Serpong, South Tangerang, Monday (21/8/2023). <i>Fogging</i> is carried out to prevent the spread of dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) which is transmitted through the bite of the <i>Aedes aegypti</i> mosquito.
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Officers carried out fogging or fumigation at the housing complex in Nusa Loka BSD, Lengkong Gudang Timur, Serpong, South Tangerang, Monday (21/8/2023). Fogging is carried out to prevent the spread of dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) which is transmitted through the bite of the Aedes aegypti mosquito.

Health is, for the first time, on the agenda of the United Nations annual climate summit at COP28. This is a good progress, but time is running out as the climate crisis has become a health crisis with rising temperatures expanding the spread of infectious diseases, claiming more lives and promoting food insecurity.

Editor:
ADHITYA RAMADHAN
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