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A Perfect Storm: Climate Change and Conflict (Disease) #962920

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 10, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Ian Williams) The increase in mosquito-borne diseases as the climate grows warmer and wetter examined; map shown of the spread of dengue fever; details given about mosquito control methods in Malaysia. [MAN – says it’s a war.] [WHO Dr. Samlee PLIANBANGCHANG†- says dengue will be a global problem.] [University of Malaya Medical Center Dr. Adeeba KAMARULZAMAN†- says we are seeing more adults with dengue.] [PATIENT – comments.] [Institute for Medical Research Dr. Lokman Hakim SULAIMAN†- notes the incubation period is shorter so they become infected faster.] [University of Malaya Sazaly AbuBAKAR†- says mosquitoes are adapting but we are not.]

Williams, Brian;
Williams, Ian

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