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Summer heatwaves in France killed 1,500, says health minister

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Record temperatures were recorded, with the south of the country reaching 46C in June Two heatwaves that hit France this summer claimed more than 1,500 more lives, health minister Agnes Buzyn has said. The toll was significantly lower than the disastrous summer of 2003, when an estimated 15,000 people died during an August heatwave. Continue reading...

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