1,500 died in record heatwave in France: Health ministry

1,500 died in record heatwave in France: Health ministry

The French Health Ministry said 567 people died in the first heatwave this year, from 24 June to 7 July. A further 868 died during the second from 21 to 27 July. A ministry spokesperson said half of those who died were aged over 75 and thanks to preventive measures, the rate was 10 times lower than the same period in 2003 when a deadly heatwave hit Europe.

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Yet stats show more people die when it's cold.

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An average Las Vegas summer.

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