Flood dynamics increase population vulnerability to waterborne disease and climate

Diarrheal disease, a preventable and treatable illness, remains the second-leading cause of death in children under the age of 5 and a persistent public health threat in sub-Saharan Africa. Researchers have now uncovered how surface water dynamics may increase the vulnerability of dependent populations to diarrheal disease and climate change.

from Top Health News — ScienceDaily https://ift.tt/2PmjXUo

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