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Health Dangers of Drought – Rodale

Posted on Nov 13, 2012 | 0 comments

Health Dangers of Drought – Rodale

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just released figures showing that this year's West Nile virus outbreak is the largest ever seen in the United States. Is it a coincidence that we're also experiencing the worst drought in more than 50 years? No, say epidemiologists, who have found that droughts can lead to an overabundance of mosquitoes, insects, parasites and other disease-causing organisms. Here are the diseases that you should worry about most—and how to protect yourself.

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