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Nepal: Dengue Surge Exposes Climate Risk

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image A patient sits on her bed after being admitted with dengue at Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital in Kathmandu. © 2022 Skanda Gautam/SOPA Images/Sipa USA (Sipa via AP Images) (New York) – Nepali authorities should urgently bolster public health systems that struggled during a dengue fever outbreak in recent months, Human Rights Watch said today. Dengue and other mosquito-borne diseases are projected to become more widespread and severe in Nepal as a result of warming temperatures linked to climate change. As of November 20, 2022, there had been over 52,557…

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