Optimal COVID-19 infection spread under low temperature, dry air, and low UV radiation

  title={Optimal COVID-19 infection spread under low temperature, dry air, and low UV radiation},
  author={Eitan E Asher and Yosef Ashkenazy and Shlomo Havlin and Alon Sela},
  journal={New Journal of Physics},
The COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, is spreading rapidly throughout the world, causing many deaths and severe economic damage. It is believed that hot and humid conditions do not favor the novel coronavirus, yet this is still under debate due to many uncertainties associated with the COVID-19 data. Here we propose surrogate data tests to examine the preference of this virus to spread under different climate conditions. We find, by mainly studying the relative… 
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