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How Forest Loss Is Leading To a Rise in Human Disease

02/23/2016

"A growing body of scientific evidence shows that the felling of tropical forests creates optimal conditions for the spread of mosquito-borne scourges, including malaria and dengue. Primates and other animals are also spreading disease from cleared forests to people."

Hawaii’s Dengue Fever Outbreak Grows

12/07/2015

"The Asian Tiger mosquito is contributing to the spread of the dengue fever outbreak in Hawaii.  The number of cases of dengue fever in Hawaii has risen to 139, prompting health authorities this week to warn residents and travelers to the popular winter vacation destination to take precautions to avoid contracting the virus."

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