The Use of a Quasi-Experimental Study on the Mortality Effect of a Heat Wave Warning System in Korea

Many cities and countries have implemented heat wave warning systems to combat the health effects of extreme heat. Little is known about whether these systems actually reduce heat-related morbidity and mortality. We examined the effectiveness of heat wave alerts and health plans in reducing the mort...

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Main Authors: Seulkee Heo, Amruta Nori-Sarma, Kwonsang Lee, Tarik Benmarhnia, Francesca Dominici, Michelle L. Bell
Format: Article
Published: MDPI AG 2019-06-01
Series:International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
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