Higher humidity may slow Covid-19 spread: MIT study

Hindustan Times | Mar 25, 2020 at 6:16 PM
  • Warm and humid weather may combat the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), a new study suggests, arguing that Asian countries experiencing monsoon may see a slowdown in the transmission of the deadly infection that has claimed 10 lives in India and almost 20,000 around the world.
  • The study finds that 90% of the cases were reported from countries with a range of temperature between 3 and 17 degree C and absolute humidity between 4 and 9g/m3.