Air Pollution Facts That Will Leave You Stunned

Pollution and Disease-Spreading Insects

Pollution and Disease-Spreading Insects

In some cases, rising temperatures allow certain disease-carrying insects to reach other parts of the world. For example, the changing climate could allow Lyme disease-carrying ticks and mosquitoes capable of carrying West Nile, Zika, and other diseases to reach more Americans. Considering that West Nile can be deadly and Zika leads to birth defects, this creates new health concerns that may not otherwise exist in a region.

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