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Temperature Changes ‘Affect Poor More Than Rich’

Publicado em 24 dezembro 2020
People who live in poorer cities have a higher risk of being hospitalised if temperatures change quickly through the course of a day or over a short period, according to a study undertaken in Brazil. While it was known that temperature variations increased the risk of disease and mortality for people with conditions such as diabetes or asthma, researchers wanted to understand the impact of socioeconomic indicators, such as monthly household income. Paulo Saldiva, a senior professor at the [...]