Heat Waves and Mortality in Korean Cities

The Impact of Heat Waves on Mortality in 7 Major Cities in Korea (34 page pdf, Ji-Young Son, Jong-Tae Lee, G. Brooke Anderson, Michelle L. Bell, Environ Health Perspect, Jan. 20, 2012)

Today we review an analysis of the health impact of heat waves in Korea, the characteristics of these events and the most vulnerable people within the population. Results indicate a greater mortality during the first heat waves in the season and the greatest impact on the elderly.

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