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05 March 2007

Heatstroke and the cycle race

Extreme temperatures of 39 degrees Celsius can cause heatstroke. Do you know that heatstroke can be fatal, and what to watch out for?

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Extreme temperatures of 39 degrees Celsius on Argus Sunday have lead tour organisers to call off the race in the past.

Heatstroke can be fatal, and although a person's skin can feel cool enough, his or her core temperature can tell a different story. Make sure you know the difference between heat exhaustion, potentially fatal heatstroke and dehydration.

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