animal diseases

The first case of H5N1 bird flu was reported in Australia this week. Is the world prepared for what could lead to the next pandemic?

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Many mosquito-borne diseases can best be tackled by targeting the mosquitoes that spread them.

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Mosquitoes are the world’s deadliest creature, and they’re on the move.

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For World Zoonoses Day on July 6 we cover the growing links between climate change and animal diseases which spread to humans.

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Hotter temperatures and heavy rainfall arriving with climate change are the perfect breeding ground for Dengue-spreading Aedes mosquitoes.

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Blood-feeding arthropods, like mosquitoes, insects and ticks are increasingly sharing their environments with humans due to the climate, with chronic results.

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As the world warms, diseases transmitted by insects may spread, but prevention strategies can break the link.

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Rodents are well known reservoirs of disease, and our lives will increasingly intersect as our shared environment warms.

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