Warm weather 'to boost food bugs'

Almost a crossover with Digest here-

Britain could see a dramatic increase in food poisoning cases and waterborne disease as the warmer, wetter weather linked to climate change takes hold.

Hotter summers could lead to more salmonella cases as people opt for more barbecues but leave food out of the fridge, Professor Paul Hunter warned.

Heavy rain may also lead to more cases of diarrhoea-inducing cryptosporidium.

The University of East Anglia expert said Britain may also see some malaria cases – but is likely to cope.

Not what I’d consider the most pertinent factor of global warming, more of a worrisome side effect.

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