Australia is not prepared for climate change health impacts

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CANBERRA, 30 NOVEMBER 2018 (MEDICAL XPRESS) – Despite decades of warning from scientists, Australia remains woefully underprepared to deal with hotter, more frequent and longer heatwaves, catastrophic bushfires, severe storms and intense prolonged droughts, and higher risk of mosquito-borne diseases that climate change brings. These and other climate impacts are considered in Australia’s first-ever report […]

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