Air Conditioning and Heatstroke/Heat Shock Response
During the last week of June this year, about 15,000 people in Japan were transported to medical facilities by ambulance due to heatstroke. Seven deaths occurred, and 516 patients were seriously ill. Most parts of Europe also experienced unusually high temperatures in June, reaching 40ºC in many regions. Due to global warming, heat waves have been hitting most areas of the world more frequently in recent years. Many people have been affected by the heat waves.
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