Risk to Europe’s most dangerous pathogens revealed

From Eurekalert Public Release: 2-Aug-2017 University of Liverpool The impact of climate change on the emergence and spread of infectious diseases could be greater than previously thought, according to new research by the University of Liverpool. The study, published in Scientific Reports, is the first large-scale assessment of how climate affects bacterium, viruses or other…

One more benefit of warming?

Guest post by Indur M. Goklany Buried in a story on the effects of climatic variables on rotavirus, which apparently kills half a million children annually, is the following quote: The incidence of rotavirus throughout Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka was higher during the coldest, driest months of the year — from…