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Will warmer weather help slow the spread of coronavirus?

Here's what we know about seasonal features of disease outbreaks.

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Reuters 

A health-worker conducts thermal screening of residents in the Mudiali area which was sealed following detection of a COVID-19 positive case, during ongoing nationwide lockdown to contain the pandemic, in Kolkata
A health-worker conducts thermal screening of residents in the Mudiali area which was sealed following detection of a COVID-19 positive case, during ongoing nationwide lockdown to contain the pandemic, in Kolkata

The world is looking for signs that the arrival of warmer weather in the northern hemisphere could slow the spread of the outbreak, which has killed more than 190,000 people and sent the global economy into a tailspin as countries impose lockdowns and restrict travel.

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First Published: Sat, April 25 2020. 21:17 IST