PHILADELPHIA — Hoping that we make it to warmer weather before the coronavirus possibly arrives in the United States in force?
Don’t bother, scientists say. Unlike with the seasonal flu, the change of seasons may not matter much to the coronavirus.
While it is possible that this virus, like many other respiratory viruses, will not survive as readily in warm temperatures, it will be encountering a “completely susceptible” U.S. population, said Maciej F. Boni, an associate professor of biology at Pennsylvania State University.
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