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. 1995 Aug 11;44(31):577-9.

Heat-related mortality--Chicago, July 1995

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Heat-related mortality--Chicago, July 1995

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. .
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During July 12-16, 1995, Chicago experienced unusually high maximum daily temperatures, ranging from 93 F to 104 F (33.9 C to 40.0 C). On July 13, the heat index peaked at 119 F (48.3 C)--a record high for the city. This report describes the heat-related deaths reported by the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office (CCMEO) during this heat wave.

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