Climate change will have significant and diverse impacts on human health. These impacts will include changes in infectious disease incidence. In this article, the authors review the current situation and potential future climate change impacts for respiratory, diarrheal, and vectorborne diseases in Australia. Based on this review, the authors suggest adaptive strategies within the health sector and also recommend future research priorities.
- Climate change
- Communicable diseases
- Respiratory infections
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health