Wednesday, October 5, 2022

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NJ’s Climate Report will Now Help People Prepare for Health Impacts from Climate Change

According to the State’s Human Health and Communities Addendum, released recently in conjunction with the start of Climate Week, climate change will have direct, indirect, and wide-ranging influences on human health, such as exacerbating respiratory conditions and cardiovascular disease in vulnerable populations, causing heat-related stress, increasing the risk of diseases borne by mosquitoes and ticks, increasing the frequency of pathogen contamination of food and water supplies, and increasing mental health stressors.
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