HotSpots H2O: As Water Systems Fail in Pakistan, Heat Wave Begets A Health Crisis
Circle of Blue
MAY 23, 2022
Climate change and mismanagement sowed the seeds of a cholera outbreak. A child collects drinking water in Rajasthan, India in 2016. Photo © J. Carl Ganter / Circle of Blue. By Laura Gersony, Circle of Blue — May 23, 2022. South Asia is not only baking in a record-setting heat wave. Entering the third month of extreme temperatures, people in Pakistan are confronting yet another calamity linked to an unforgiving climate: a deadly cholera outbreak.