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Heat-related deaths in South Korea to quadruple in 2023

South Korea's disease control agency said today that the number of heat-related deaths will nearly quadruple year-on-year in 2023 as the country experiences an unusual heatwave.

الوفيات المرتبطة بالحرارة بكوريا الجنوبية تصل إلى أربعة أضعاف في 2023

The Disease Control and Prevention Agency said 32 people were presumed to have died from heat-related illness this year as of Friday, compared to nine people last year. It is noteworthy that this number is the largest since 2018, when South Korea recorded 48 heat-related deaths. South Korea began collecting relevant data in 2011, according to the German newspaper.



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