Changing Planet: Infectious Diseases

This video illustrates conditions under which two infectious diseases - cholera and dengue fever - flourish, and how climate change is likely to exacerbate those conditions.
Note: you may need to scroll down the Changing Planet video page to get to this video.

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Video length: 4:56 min.

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Note: you may need to scroll down the Changing Planet video page to get to this video.

Watch video in full screen mode to limit distractions from ads below video.

Video also available in the context of a lesson here [link http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/changing_planet/infectious_disease...

The link between climate change and disease is not as well developed in the video as one might like. Recommend using the associated lesson plan on the website to make this connection clearer.

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