One of climate change’s biggest dangers is one the world still isn’t talking about

Changes in climate and weather patterns worldwide are converging with social trends, shifting populations, land use change, and increasingly impaired water infrastructure to dramatically make life worse for those across the globe. We now have evidence that climate is a major factor increasing risks for food and waterborne diseases. While the linkages are complex, both temperature and precipitation are directly and indirectly associated with illnesses.

Felicia Wu, John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor, Michigan State University

Felicia Wu, John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor, Michigan State University

It is critical to improve infrastructures and apply appropriate interventions to prevent climate-related risks to public health in water and food.
— Felicia Wu

Latest Research

FELICIA SPEAKS AT USAID SUMMIT:

Watch the Green Room Interview with Felicia Wu and Dr. John Leslie, Kansas State University, titled Breaking the Mold: How Mycotoxins Impact Agriculture, Nutrition and Development.

New Center for Health Impacts of Agriculture

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Lead by researcher Felicia Wu, Michigan State University has launched the first-of-its-kind institute to research and address the growing global impacts of agriculture on human and animal health.

>  Read the full press release.