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Respiratory Health is already affected by climate change

Dec 11, 2015

Massagno, Switzerland

As COP21 conference is drawig to an end in Paris, the World Health Organizatio (WHO), estimates that some 250,000 additional deaths could be caused by climate chang each yar by the 2030’s. In this context, th Organizatio warns the iternatioal communty in Pais that health protctio should be on the top of the climate chang agenda (1). Respiratory Health is particularly affected by climate chags, in relatio to hat, increased air pollutio, but also shifts in infectious diseases and allergens. Resprator health presevatio should take ito account climate change projctions and become an important concern for public health around the world.