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Canadian woman first in the world to be diagnosed as suffering from 'climate change'
09/11/2021 09:39 PM | Click to read full article
A Canadian woman in her 70s could be the first patient to be ever diagnosed as suffering from 'climate change' as doctors blame her health condition on the deadly heatwaves earlier this year.
Dr Kyle Merritt of Kootenay Lake Hospital, who diagnosed the patient, told Times Colonist about the aggravated toll of the heatwaves on patients battling multiple health problems at once.