Wales: Cold weather deaths could double, warn campaigners

Cold weather deaths could double, warn campaigners

http://www.thisissouthwales.co.uk
February 10, 2009

THE number of people dying from effects of the cold in Wales could double this year, campaigners have warned.
During an average winter in Wales, around 1,500 more people die than in other seasons.

Age Concern Cymru is worried many vulnerable people are frightened to turn their heating to proper levels because of high energy bills.

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