"Folkhälsomyndigheten will with additional measures in order to be able to quickly catch up on how the swedes feel at the long-lasting heat waves."
"Britta Björkholm department head and explains that the authority is working with to develop their own systems for monitoring mortality and morbidity that occurs in connection with heat waves like the one last year."
"– for a few weeks, it was about 700 more deaths than during a normal summer. We are now working with data models faster to follow the mortality, because it takes a while before we get to the statistics."
"– We don't know what people died of, even if it most likely is a connection with heat, " she says."
"to be able to quickly catch up on how the population is faring will, inter alia, that the use of surveys and analyses in real-time. An important part of the authority's work is to make the faster systems more reliable."