Scientists hope that the weather will help to overcome the epidemic of the coronavirus

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Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 “very sensitive” to temperature and better spreads at +8,72 °C. As reported by The South China Morning Post, to such conclusion the group of researchers from the University in Guangzhou (Guangdong province).

In this regard, the researchers called on the authorities of countries and regions with lower temperature “to adopt the most stringent control measures” to prevent epidemics.

While another group of researchers from Harvard came to the conclusion that the coronavirus can spread to different environments and expectations that the epidemic will decline with the arrival of summer can not be justified.

However, scientists believe that “with increasing temperature, the virus may become less stable”, which will “break the chain of its distribution”.

Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan.

On 30 January, the world health organization declared the outbreak of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which causes the disease COVID-19, medical emergency situation of international importance. 24 February, who did not rule out that the virus can cause a pandemic, and on March 9 called it very real.

At the beginning of the day on March 10 since the beginning of the outbreak of a novel coronavirus in China got sick 80 754 people, 3136 died, 59 897 recovered. According to the world health organization, as of March 9 outside of China coronavirus infection contracted 28 673 person in 104 countries. Deaths – 686. 202 of them – over the past day.


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