Infectious Diseases in Chennai: Current Situation vs Future Situation without Mitigation Measures

  • City: Chennai, India
  • Mitigation measures: river flow capacity improvement and improved upstream diversion/storage in flood management, and expansion of wastewater treatment coverage in wastewater management.
  • Due to population increase and climate change, the total number of gastroenteritis cases will increase by 60% compared to the current situation (from 183 to 293 cases).
  • With all mitigation measures for flood and wastewater management, the number will decrease by 99% (2 cases) compared to the current situation.
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