Adverse weather matters for our health. There is a strong evidence base showing us that periods of very hot or cold weather or flooding present a wide range of direct and indirect health risks.
Agostinho Moreira Sousa
Agostinho is a consultant in public health medicine working across extreme events and health protection at the UK Health Security Agency.
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