Fever Outbreak Linked to Climate Change

Nov 29, 2007 By MARIA CHENG, AP Medical Writer

(AP) -- An outbreak in Europe of an obscure disease from Africa is raising concerns that globalization and climate change are combining to pose a health threat to the West.



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