PRO/MENA> Heat exhaustion – Sudan: (Red Sea) fatal, MOH / ضربات الش مس-السودان: (البحر ال احمر) مميتة وزارة ال صحة

HEAT EXHAUSTION – SUDAN: (RED SEA) FATAL, MOH / ضربات الشمس-السودان: (البحر الاحمر) مميت وزارة الصحة

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Date: Mon 31 Jul 2023
Source: Sudan Tribune [in Arabic, trans. Mod.MM, abridged, edited]

The director of health emergencies in Port Sudan city has reported the increasing incidence of heat exhaustion (sun stroke) cases, which reached 36 cases with 13 deaths since the beginning of July 2023. He further mentioned that they have prepared 2 medical wards to manage such cases.

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