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Even in sunny L.A., warming climate may be the next big public health problem
Los Angeles Times

For years scientists have warned that climate change will cause melting ice caps, rising sea levels and severe droughts and floods. But global warming’s effects can also be far more personal, seriously harming human health. Most recently, the mosquitoes that can transmit the Zika virus, once found only in Africa and Asia, now breed all over the world, carrying the threat of new, sometimes deadly diseases. The Aedes mosquitoes, which now live throughout Southern California, didn’t start spreading across the state until 2015, experts say.

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