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Applied Ecology and Environmental Sciences. 2020, 8(3), 100-105
DOI: 10.12691/aees-8-3-5
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A Study on Impact of Climate Variation on Human Health: A Review of Evidences

Adwaith K T1, and Athira K1

1Department of Management, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi, India

Pub. Date: April 25, 2020

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Adwaith K T and Athira K. A Study on Impact of Climate Variation on Human Health: A Review of Evidences. Applied Ecology and Environmental Sciences. 2020; 8(3):100-105. doi: 10.12691/aees-8-3-5


Climate variation refers to long-term shifts in weather surroundings and forms of extreme weather actions. It may lead to changes in well-being threat to human beings, increasing existing health problems. There is collective evidence that climate is rapidly varying. These changes, which are mainly driven by the histrionic increase of greenhouse gas releases from anthropogenic actions. These include a global increase in average temperature, an improved frequency of heat waves, of weather events such as hurricanes, cyclones and drought periods, plus a transformed distribution of allergens and vector-borne infectious diseases. Some infectious diseases and their animal vectors are influenced by climate changes, consequential in higher risk of typhus, cholera, malaria, dengue and West Nile virus 22 contamination. Then again, at mid-latitudes warming may decrease the pace of ailments identified with cold temperatures, (for example, pneumonia, bronchitis and joint pain), however these advantages are probably not going to rebalance the dangers related to warming.

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