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What is a vector-borne disease?

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A vector borne disease is one that is transmitted to humans via insects.

For example, dengue or malaria are borne by mosquitoes, which get infected by biting humans who carry the virus and, in turn transmit the disease to healthy humans by biting them. Mosquitoes know no borders and typically thrive in a warm, humid environment, which means climate change may help them spread to new countries.

Why has global warming become such an important issue for the World?

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In fact, for all 3 reasons which are interlinked.

Environmental and economic reasons are the most obvious. But global warming also has an impact on various health issues, including the spread of diseases typically found in tropical countries to other geographies.