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➔ Diarrheal disease is one of the leading causes of preventable death in developing countries, especially among children and infants

➔ Today, diarrheal diseases kill 2.5 million people per year globally

➔ Germs causing these infections favour warmer environments; as the planet heats, the risks of diarrheal diseases will worsen unless counteracting measures are taken