• World
More

    Experts warn against ‘false hope’, say summer may not help tackle coronavirus

    Must Read

    Prachi Desai returns to the silver screen as a cop for the first time in her next ‘Silence Can You Hear It’

    Prachi Desai is back in action as a cop in her next film. Starring alongside Manoj Bajpayee...

    Covid 19 cases reached 24568 in Vadodara after 44 new cases on Thursday

    Total 44 discharged from hospital taking the total to 23749 The number of positive...

    Vadodara Police Commissioner Shamsher Singh gives important instructions on road safety meeting

    Gives instructions on Yellow mark parking, remove encroachment on main roads and digital payments for motorists to...

    The summer heat may not necessarily kill or significantly weaken Sars-CoV-2, the virus that causes the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19), say some experts, who have warned against “false hope” following an analysis from China that said the number of cases decreased after average temperatures crossed 8.72 degrees Celsius.

    Epidemiologists say that while rising temperature and humidity may lead to modest declines in the potency of Sars-CoV-2, countries should not depend on warm weather to slow transmission, as the new virus may not react to seasonal changes in the way that other seasonal viruses causing flu and common cold do.

    The China study found that in cold regions, every 1°C rise in average temperatures led to an a cumulative increase in cases by 0.83, while in the higher-temperature group, every 1°C increase in the minimum temperature led to a fall in the cumulative number of cases by 0.86.

    There may be a best temperature for the viral transmission and the virus’s sensitivity to high temperature could prevent it from spreading in warmer countries during the summer, concluded the study, after analysing the cases from around the world from January 20 to February 4, against meteorological data for January from China and the capitals of the affected countries.

    LEAVE A REPLY

    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

    Latest News

    Sargun Mehta, Ravi Dubey turn producers with TV show ‘Udaariyan’

    Actor couple Sargun Mehta and Ravi Dubey are all set to release their television production Udaariyan. The...

    Covid 19 cases reached 24568 in Vadodara after 44 new cases on Thursday

    Total 44 discharged from hospital taking the total to 23749 The number of positive cases in Vadodara reached 24568...

    Vadodara Police Commissioner Shamsher Singh gives important instructions on road safety meeting

    Gives instructions on Yellow mark parking, remove encroachment on main roads and digital payments for motorists to pay the fines easily

    Two unknown youths snatched gold chain from a lady on Harni road in Vadodara

    Two youths on a bike snatched a chain from the neck of a woman who was riding an Activa with her daughter-in-law...

    Four pro BJP candidates emerged victorious at MSU elections in teacher category

    All the four pro-BJP candidates have emerged victorious in today's election for four seats in the teacher category of the important Maharaja...

    More Articles Like This

    - Advertisement -