Questions and Assignments

Propose the following questions to your students and help them to find some answers.

Use the tools and the concepts learned so far to discuss and determine answers to the following questions:

  1. What are the major vector-borne diseases and their symptoms? What is the current geographical distribution of these diseases globally?

  2. Explain whether climate-related factors influence the distribution and spread of vector-borne diseases.

  3. How could an increase in the average global temperature affect the geographical distribution of malaria?

  4. Recommend specific actions/policies that can help in mitigating the spread of vector-borne diseases caused by a rise in average global temperature, increase in sea-levels, and growth in population.