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Drought and disease hit Peru

October 19, 2009 |  9:51 am

You may remember a report earlier this year on a drought in Mexico and how it was affecting both country and city-dwellers.

Farther south, inhabitants of the Andean mountains of Peru are also being hurt. Al Jazeera reports on how rising temperatures caused by climate change mean that diseases originally only seen in tropical areas are spreading to the mountains.

Watch the video, from Al Jazeera, for more.


-- Deborah Bonello in Mexico City

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