Heatstroke or COVID-19? Similar symptoms could confuse at Olympics

Reuters 06/10/2021

TOKYO — Emergency medicine experts warn first responders at the Tokyo Olympics could easily confuse heatstroke and coronavirus patients because the illnesses bear similar symptoms. While Games organizers have moved the marathon and race-walk events to the cooler…

Man waiting to claim his SAP cash dies of heatstroke

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 05/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Residents of Dumanjug, a southern town in Cebu, are being reminded to bring with them umbrellas or have someone accompany them when they run errands to avoid heatstroke this summer season. This, after…

Five things that keep you cool in a sizzling hot weather

Raul Constantine L. Tabanao 06/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Brace for more intense heat as the weather bureau forecasts more humid weather this week! Prolonged exposure to outside heat can lead you to heat-related illnesses such as heat exhaustion, heat rash, heat…

‘More water to beat heat’

Izobelle T. Pulgo 04/02/2017

As weather forecasters warned of a blisteringly hot summer ahead, local health officials advised the public to drink more water to keep themselves hydrated and avoid heatstroke. Dr. Rene Catan of the Provincial Health Office said Cebu…

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