Human health affected by climate change: BBC News Review

A new report on climate change has concluded that rising temperatures are seriously harming human health.

The report from a group of universities and UN agencies says that more people are being affected by heatwaves, a poor diet and the spread of disease.

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Vocabulary:

taking a toll
causing harm or damage over time

swelter
feel uncomfortably hot

flee
escape quickly from a dangerous place

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