May 20, 2013
7:00 am

CDC director discusses Extreme Heat Awareness with Atlanta area school students – Media Advisory

No one should die from a heat wave. But every year, extreme temperatures kills an average of 675 people in the United States more than hurricanes, lightning, tornadoes, earthquakes, and floods combined. Extreme heat affects everyone, but children, the elderly, the poor or homeless, people who work or exercise outdoors, and those with chronic medical conditions are most at risk.

This article originally appeared here: The source website for this article is CDC Newsroom Feed.
The original publication date for this article is May 20, 2013 12:00 pm

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