Deaths rose 650 above average during UK heatwave – with older people most at risk

Exclusive: data shows spike in deaths coinciding with high temperatures, with frail, older people with kidney or heart problems most vulnerable — Nearly 700 more deaths than average were recorded during the 15-day peak of the heatwave in June and July in England and Wales, according to official statistics. Experts said that an increase in … Continue reading Deaths rose 650 above average during UK heatwave – with older people most at risk