29
May
2020
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14:11 PM
America/New_York

Fact or Myth: Will COVID-19 go away with warm weather?

BY KATIE CAVENDER

We still do not know if weather and temperature will affect the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). However, COVID-19 has spread throughout the world, including countries with warm humid climates.

There is no direct data to show the exact temperature that would inactivate the virus. In addition to temperature, the material of the surface where the virus is found has an impact on its lifespan.

For more information about COVID-19, visit LVHN.org/COVID19.