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NUS study: Deforestation in Cambodia linked to higher risk of ill health in young children

28 August 2017 | Research

A research study by the Dept of Biological Sciences at NUS Faculty of Science has found that the loss of dense forest in Cambodia was associated with higher risk of diarrhoea, acute respiratory infection, and fever in children younger than five years old. This suggests that conserving forests could help in mitigating health burden.

  • Capital 95.8FM, 28 August 2017

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