Climate Change: Implications for Proliferation of Deadly Pathogens

A new report released by the Wildlife Conservation  Society names 12 deadly pathogens likely to spread into new geographic regions of the endangering both human and animal populations.  The “deadly dozen” includes ebola, avian flu, cholera, yellow fever, tuberculosis and other diseases that could easily spread with changing temperature and precipitation patterns,  causing challenges to health, health care systems,  national economies, and ecosystems.  Read more at the Society website.