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Eurosurveillance Monthly Releases 2005,  Volume 10:
Issue: 12 | 11 | 10 | 09 | 07-08 | 06 | 05 | 04 | 03 | 02 | 01 |

Eurosurveillance Weekly Releases 2005,  Volume 10:
Dec: 22 | 15 | 08 | 01 |
Nov: 24 | 17 | 10 | 03 |
Oct: 27 | 20 | 13 | 06 |
Sep: 29 | 22 | 15 | 08 | 01 |
Aug: 25 | 18 | 11 | 04 |
Jul: 28 | 21 | 14 | 07 |
Jun: 30 | 23 | 16 | 09 | 02 |
May: 26 | 19 | 12 | 05 |
Apr: 28 | 21 | 14 | 07 |
Mar: 31 | 24 | 17 | 10 | 03 |
Feb: 24 | 17 | 10 | 03 |
Jan: 27 | 20 | 13 | 06 |

Eurosurveillance Quarterly Releases 2005,  Volume 5:
  Issue 10-12, October - December 2005
  Issue 7-9, July - September 2005
  Issue 4-6, April - June 2005
  Issue 1-3, January - March 2005

Eurosurveillance, Volume 10, Issue 7, 01 July 2005

Table of Contents

Editorial

Vulnerable populations: lessons learnt from the summer 2003 heat waves in Europe
What lessons can be learnt from the exceptionally long and severe heatwave experienced in Europe in 2003? First, that these heatwaves can be responsible for a dramatic excess mortality: certainly mor(...)
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The 2003 European heat waves
The current issue of Eurosurveillance updates and provides additional context to the report in early 2004 of an estimated 22 080 excess deaths in England and Wales, France, Italy and Portugal during a(...)
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Surveillance report

Mortality in Portugal associated with the heat wave of August 2003: Early estimation of effect, using a rapid method
During the first two weeks of August 2003, Portugal was affected by a severe heat wave. Following the identification in Portugal of the influence of heat waves on mortality in 1981 and 1991 (estimat(...)
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Summary of the mortality impact assessment of the 2003 heat wave in France
France experienced a record-breaking heat wave between 2 and 15 August 2003. All the French regions were affected by this heat wave, which resulted in an excess of 14 800 deaths between 1 and 20 Augus(...)
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Mortality in Spain during the heat waves of summer 2003
The effect of the elevated temperatures on mortality experienced in Europe during the summer of 2003 was observed in several countries. This study, carried out in Spain, describes mortality between 1 (...)
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The impact of the summer 2003 heat waves on mortality in four Italian cities
This study evaluates the impact of the 2003 heat wave on cause-specific mortality and the role of demographic characteristics and socioeconomic conditions that may have increased the risk of mortality(...)
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The effect of the summer 2003 heat wave on mortality in the Netherlands
In the Netherlands, between 1400 and 2200 deaths in the summer of 2003 may have been heat-related. The fact that the maximum temperatures were lower than in some other European countries, and occurred(...)
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The impact of the 2003 heat wave on daily mortality in England and Wales and the use of rapid weekly mortality estimates
This paper describes a retrospective analysis of the impact of the 2003 heat wave on mortality in England and Wales, and compares this with rapid estimates based on the Office for National Statistics(...)
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