Osijek Tops Europe in Heat-Related Deaths – What’s Killing Europe’s Hottest City?

OSIJEK, CROATIA – Scientists are investigating the unusually high number of heat-related deaths in the small city of Osijek, Croatia. A recent study published in the Lancet Planetary Health journal revealed that Osijek has experienced more deaths per 100,000 person-years than any other place in Europe over the last two decades. The Guardian reported that Osijek has been labeled as “Europe’s heat death hotspot,” raising concerns about the health crisis in the city. The research …

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