China News Service, November 8. On November 7, local time, Krueger, director of the European Office of the World Health Organization, issued a statement on the health effects of climate change, stating that it is estimated that there will be at least 15,000 people in Europe in 2022. Died from heat.

A woman holds an umbrella for shade under the hot sun in Madrid, Spain, on July 18, 2022.

  This summer, heatwaves, droughts and wildfires have escalated in the European region, affecting the health of the population, the statement said.

  This summer, nearly 4,000 people have died in Spain, more than 1,000 in Portugal, more than 3,200 in the UK and around 4,500 in Germany, Kruger said.

  The statement also noted that this estimate is expected to increase as more countries report excess deaths from heat.