As Japan endures record heat wave, large population of elderly at highest risk

When heat waves strike the nation, it is Japan’s large population of elderly people who suffer the most — a situation that can only get worse as the society grays.The aged are more vulnerable than the young to heat-related illnesses such as heatstroke and heat exhaustion — with those 65 or older accounting for about […]
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