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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Statistics on heat-related deaths cited.
(Chicago: Erin Hayes) The victims of the high-intensity heat wave in Chicago featured; scenes shown from the sites where the elderly died. [POLICEMAN, Cook County medical examiner Dr. Edmund DONOGHUE, victim's father Kenneth BROWN, Chicago public health department Dr. John WILHELM - comment on the heat disaster.]
(Studio: Carole Simpson) Chicago Mayor Richard Daley said updating the casualty figures.
(New York: Thalia Assuras) The susceptibility of the young, the old and those taking drugs to the heat featured. [New York University medical center Dr. Charles MALTZ - describes heat stroke symptoms.] [University of Illinois Hospital Dr. Ehtefham GHANI - offers advice on treatment.]
- Assuras, Thalia;
- Hayes, Erin;
- Simpson, Carole
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