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Soil-transmitted helminthiases: implications of climate change and human behaviour

Weaver, Haylee; Hawdon, John M; Hoberg, Eric P


Soil-transmitted helminthiases (STHs) collectively cause the highest global burden of parasitic disease after malaria and are most prevalent in the poorest communities, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. Climate change is predicted to alter the physical environment through cumulative impacts of warming and extreme fluctuations in temperature and precipitation, with cascading effects on human health and wellbeing, food security and socioeconomic infrastructure. Understanding how the spectrum of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Trends in Parasitology
DOI: 10.1016/


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