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Climate: Climate Change and Lyme Disease

climate: What we often neglect to consider is the impact that climate change is having on our planet and on the health of people today, according to The Chronicle Herald. For example, heat waves in Europe in 2003 caused at least 30,000 premature deaths. We think of the coming generations that will be affected, perhaps in apocalyptic ways. Severe droughts in South Asia, Australia and Africa have resulted in crop failures, infrastructure damage and consequential migration of climate refugees. Lyme disease is caused by bacteria that live in the gut of the deer tick. Of particular relevance to those of us living in Nova Scotia is the impact that climate change is having on Lyme disease. ( As reported in the news.