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Africa needs climate data to fight disease

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Madeleine C. Thomson and colleagues call on climate and health researchers, policy-makers and practitioners to work together to tackle infectious diseases.

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  1. Madeleine C. Thomson, Stephen J. Connor and Stephen E. Zebiak are at the International Research Institute for Climate and Society, the Earth Institute, Columbia University, Palisades, New York 10964, USA.

    • Madeleine C. Thomson
    • , Stephen J. Connor
    •  & Stephen E. Zebiak
  2. Michel Jancloes is at the Health and Climate Foundation, Washington DC 20005, USA.

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  3. Abere Mihretie is at the Anti-Malaria Association, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

    • Abere Mihretie


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