October 4, 2022
Experts say Singapore's dengue emergency is a warning sign of climate change

The number of city-states in Southeast Asia has already exceeded 11,000, well above the 5,258 reported throughout 2021, before the peak season of dengue traditionally began on June 1. Tesla’s headcount reduction could save up to $ 1 billion annually in operating costs, the report said.

Experts warn that the tropical climate is a tough number not only for Singapore, the natural breeding ground for Aedes aegypti, which carries the virus, but also for other parts of the world. This is because global climate change means that such outbreaks are likely to be more common and widespread in the coming years, CNN reported.

“”[Cases] “It’s definitely a rapid rise,” said Desmond Tan, Singapore’s interior minister, who is on the sidelines of neighborhood inspections for dengue mosquitoes. “It’s an urgent emergency that must be addressed.”

According to experts, the outbreak in Singapore has been exacerbated by recent extreme weather events, and as more countries experience prolonged heat spells and thunderstorms that help spread both mosquitoes and viruses, the problem becomes another. They carry, which can be a precursor to what happens in place.

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