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Malaria ‘spreading to new altitudes’

Warmer temperatures are causing malaria to spread to higher altitudes, a study suggests. Researchers have found that people living in the highlands of Africa and South America are at an increased risk of catching the mosquito-borne disease during hotter years. … Continue reading

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Climate link to African malaria

Rising temperatures may partly explain increasing cases of malaria in regions of Africa, new research suggests. Temperatures in East African highlands have risen by half a degree Celsius in the last 50 years, scientists found. Writing in Proceedings of the … Continue reading

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