Will Warm Weather Kill Coronavirus?

Looking at the map above, it’s tempting to think that coronavirus may be limited to temperate zones. Wuhan, Seoul, Qom, Milan, and Seattle were all between 5–11° C during their outbreaks. By this logic, the global south may be protected, and winter may bring everyone some relief. Sadly, this probably isn’t true.

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Indrajit Samarajiva is a writer from Sri Lanka, grumpily in Oxford for a while. Sign up for my newsletter at www.indi.ca, and you can reach me at indi@indi.ca.