Data_Sheet_2_No Evidence for Temperature-Dependence of the COVID-19 Epidemic.PDF (6.2 kB)
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posted on 26.08.2020, 04:08 authored by Tahira Jamil, Intikhab Alam, Takashi Gojobori, Carlos M. Duarte

The pandemic of the COVID-19 extended from China across the north-temperate zone, and more recently to the tropics and southern hemisphere. The hypothesis that COVID-19 spread is temperature-dependent was tested based on data derived from nations across the world and provinces in China. No evidence of a pattern between spread rates and ambient temperature was found, suggesting that the SARS-CoV-2 is unlikely to behave as a seasonal respiratory virus.

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