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How climate change can fuel listeriosis outbreaks in South Africa

M F Chersich, F Scorgie, H Rees, C Y Wright

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M F Chersich, Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

F Scorgie, Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

H Rees, Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

C Y Wright, Environment and Health Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council and Department of Geography, Geoinformatics and Meteorology, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, University of Pretoria, South Africa

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Keywords

South Africa; Climate change; Listeria monocytogenes; Outbreak; Infectious disease; Listeriosis

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South African Medical Journal 2018;108(6):453-454. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2018.v108i6.13274

Article History

Date submitted: 2018-05-25
Date published: 2018-05-25

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