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Climate change is increasingly becoming a public health threat, experts warn. Thousands were displaced and dozens died during Hurricane Ida. Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Climate Change Is The Greatest Threat To Public Health, Top Medical Journals Warn

With the global pandemic still in the spotlight, more than 200 leading health journals say climate change is an even more urgent threat.

Climate change is increasingly becoming a public health threat, experts warn. Thousands were displaced and dozens died during Hurricane Ida. Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Climate Change Is The Greatest Threat To Public Health, Top Medical Journals Warn

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Fran Hall paints hearts on a memorial in London dedicated to people who have died from COVID-19. She and other activists are pushing for the British government to investigate its handling of the pandemic. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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In London, Thousands Of Red Hearts Honor COVID Victims In Plain View Of Parliament

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The Nov. 13, 2015, Islamic State terror attacks took place at the Bataclan concert hall, the national soccer stadium and at restaurants and cafes. Twenty men are accused in the attacks that left 130 people dead and hundreds injured. Thomas Coex/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The Paris Trial For The November 2015 Attacks Is Set To Begin On Wednesday

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Said Noor, a former U.S. Army soldier and interpreter in Afghanistan, had moved to Houston after getting a special immigrant visa in 2014. Go Nakamura for NPR hide caption

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A Family's Escape From The Taliban Came Down To A Code Phrase: 'Tom Brady'

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ECMO is the highest level of life support — beyond a ventilator, which pumps oxygen via a tube through the windpipe into the lungs. Instead, the ECMO process basically functions as a heart and lungs outside of the body — routing the blood via tubing to a machine that oxygenates it, then pumps it back into the patient. Blake Farmer/Nashville Public Radio hide caption

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Across The COVID-Ravaged South, High-Level Life Support Is Difficult To Find

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