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bilby commented on the word premature harvesting
When health researchers went back over the mortality records, it turned out an extra 370 people died during that week than you'd expect.
Dr Jonica Newby:
Essentially, it means that they were tipped over the edge by heat stress. There's a rather confronting in-house term that's used for this. They call it premature harvesting."
- 'Catalyst': Taking Our Temperature, abc.net.au, 15 Nov 2012.
November 18, 2012
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