Key Idea The report highlights 11 broad human health categories likely to be affected by climate change. As summarized in alphabetical order on pages vi and vii, these are:
Asthma, Respiratory Allergies, and Airway Diseases
Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke
Foodborne Diseases and Nutrition
Heat-Related Morbidity and Mortality
Human Development Effects
Mental Health and Stress-Related Disorders
Neurological Diseases and Disorders
Vectorborne and Zoonotic Diseases
Waterborne Diseases
Weather-Related Morbidity and Mortality


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