Extreme heat threatens the health of Australians

Judith A McInnes, Peter Smith and Malcolm R Sim
Med J Aust 2018; 208 (7): . || doi: 10.5694/mja17.00968
Published online: 16 April 2018

To the Editor:

  • Monash University, Melbourne, VIC


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