Hong Kong’s elderly were urged to take extra care as temperturates plummeted on Monday morning. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Hong Kong’s elderly were urged to take extra care as temperturates plummeted on Monday morning. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Cold weather could shorten life expectancy among Hongkongers, especially those with cardiorespiratory diseases, study finds

  • Residents with cardiorespiratory diseases, such as pneumonia, could have life expectancy reduced by up to 1.5 years when exposed to frosty weather, study finds
  • Researchers of study conducted by eight different universities and institutes call for more measures to protect residents from plunging temperatures

Topic |   Hong Kong weather
Hong Kong’s elderly were urged to take extra care as temperturates plummeted on Monday morning. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Hong Kong’s elderly were urged to take extra care as temperturates plummeted on Monday morning. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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