Why do temperatures of 80 F kill in the UK but not the US?
A UK heatwave with temperatures mostly below 90 degrees F results in as many as 760 deaths, while in the US, we recorded barely any deaths in a heatwave where temps reached 117.
A heatwave in the UK with temperatures mostly below 90 degrees results in as many as 760 deaths, whereas a heatwave in the US with temps up to 117 degrees resulted in relatively few fatalities. Why is that? Check the article below for the answer:
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