Allergies affect up to 40% of the world's population, and the proportion of sufferers is on the rise. Symptoms are aggravated by air pollution.
Tag: global warming
Mortality increase due to heat waves has been extensively studied. For example, it is estimated that 70,000 additional deaths occurred during 2003 heatwave in Europe. The increasing frequency and intensity of heatwaves projected for the coming century is an important health concern.