“Temperatures in parked vehicles rise very quickly, and a child’s body temperature rises three to five times faster than an adult’s, so the combination can be deadly. In hot weather, the temperature inside a vehicle can increase by almost 20 degrees in a mere 10 minutes.”
Children’s bodies heat up faster than adults, making them even more vulnerable to heatstroke, even if exterior temperatures are not excessively hot.
Read below for more shocking facts about heatstroke.
View full article at AgriLife Today.