Effects of Climate Changes on the Diffusion of Infectious and Parasitic Disease: Environmental and Socio-Economic Impacts

Effects of Climate Changes on the Diffusion of Infectious and Parasitic Disease: Environmental and Socio-Economic Impacts

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Author(s): Elvira Tarsitano

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DOI: 10.18483/ijSci.2322 68 610 1-8 Volume 9 - Apr 2020

Abstract

Scenarios on the impact of climate changes on health are evident: the era of disease caused by climate changes is arrived and the effects on health are very complex. Climate changes, environmental modifications in urban setting, the globalization, the intensification of trade exchanges and travels are contributing to modify the speed, beyond the dynamics, through which transmissible diseases may spread. The climate is changing now. The saying has to be: act now in order to prevent and to mitigate. The challenges that remain open therefore appear epochal and require deeper, faster and more ambitious responses and integrated solutions, to start the social and economic transformation necessary to achieve the 2030 Agenda Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Keywords

Climatic Changes, Biodiversity, Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Sustainable Development Goals

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