Half of those surveyed are unaware of the link between climate change and diseases like COVID-19

A woman wearing a protective mask takes a walk along the ocean amid a heatwave during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in San Diego, California, U.S., August 18, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Blake - RC2LGI9DY38P

Nearly half of respondents from a global survey do not understand the link between climate change and infectious diseases. Image: REUTERS/Mike Blake

Natalie Marchant
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