Local tropical weather 'a perfect recipe' for heat injuries, say doctors

Doctors said children, people who are obese or on certain medications, and those who are not acclimatised to hot weather are at particular risk of heat injuries.
Doctors said children, people who are obese or on certain medications, and those who are not acclimatised to hot weather are at particular risk of heat injuries.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Hot and humid Singapore is "a perfect recipe" for heat injuries, say doctors.

In severe cases, this might lead to heatstroke, which can cause multiple organ failure and even death, and is a very real risk in a tropical climate.

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