The deadliest weather-related health outcomes in the U.S. are heat-related. Older adults – especially those in the most urban and rural areas of the US - are at high risk of heat-related death.
COVID-19, Coronavirus, heat fatality, heat exhaustion, urban health, rural health
Place and Environment | Rural Sociology
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Rhubart, Danielle, "Preventing Heat-Related Fatalities during the COVID-19 Pandemic" (2020). Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion: Population Health Research Brief Series. 115.
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