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Germany reports landmark case of West Nile virus

Authorities are reporting the first known human case of West Nile virus transmitted by mosquitoes in Germany, a development apparently hastened by climate change. The national disease control and tropical medicine centers said Friday the person developed encephalitis but recovered after hospital treatment. The virus originated in Africa but has been spread northward by migratory …

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Crumbling ice sheets in West Antarctica could redraw the entire world’s coastline- Technology News, Firstpost

tech2 News StaffSep 23, 2019 16:32:13 IST The fate of the world’s coastal regions and the hundreds of millions of people who inhabit them depend on a block of ice atop West Antarctica on track to lift global oceans by at least three metres. It is not, according to available science, a matter of “if” …

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