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11/26/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Dust Storms Spread Deadly Diseases Worldwide, But May Ease Effects Of Climate Change: Researchers

Huge dust storms, like the ones that blanketed Sydney twice last week, hit Queensland yesterday and turned the air red across much of eastern Australia, are spreading lethal epidemics around the world. However, they can also absorb climate change emissions, say researchers studying the little understood but growing phenomenon.

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