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As rising temperatures push weather events like floods and droughts to extremes, these changes may, in turn, negatively impact your health. For example, long, sustained heat waves can be difficult on your body if you are a very young person or a senior. BBC News reported that during the summer of 2003, a heat wave in Europe was responsible for killing 14,800 people in France. More frequent flooding can also be dangerous, enabling diseases like cholera to spread more easily.

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