Tag - heatstroke



Aug 10, 2015
Weather agency warns of more heat, urges people to drink water, stay in cool place
Monday is shaping up to be another searing day especially in western Japan, and the Meteorological Agency is advising the public to take lots of water and stay in an air-conditioned room to gird against heatstroke.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 24, 2015
Child care workers held over infant heatstroke death
Tochigi Prefecture Police have arrested the former owner of a child care facility in Utsunomiya and her two children for causing the death of a 9-month-old girl who was under their care last year.
Jul 22, 2015
Over 6,000 people hospitalized last week due to summer heat wave
Authorities say 14 died on the way to hospital, 178 required hospitalization for more than three weeks and 2,200 were hospitalized briefly.
Jul 16, 2015
Heat wave claims seven more seniors
Seven more elderly people died, apparently of heat-related causes, on Wednesday around Japan as temperatures again exceeded 35, according to a Kyodo News tally of reports by local authorities.
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle
Aug 2, 2014
Hot in the city: scorching Kumagaya
Exploring new ways of dealing with the heat from a city in Saitama that certainly knows a thing or two about keeping cool
Japan Times
Jun 3, 2014
More than 1,600 overcome by heat last week
Hospitals across Japan treated 1,637 people for heatstroke last week, including four fatalities, the Fire and Disaster Management Agency said Tuesday.


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