US Scientists Have Found That COVID-19 Is Worse Adapted To Heat
American scientists have found that the COVID-19 coronavirus is less stable in warm and humid climates than in dry and cold ones, us President Donald Trump said on Friday night during a press conference at the White house.
"Day by day we learn more about this enemy. Scientists from our Department of Homeland Security presented a report, which describes how the virus behaves at different temperatures, climates, and surfaces," he said at a briefing for journalists.
"Studies have shown that the virus survives better in cold and dry environments and worse in warm and humid ones," Trump said.
So, according to a scientist from the MVD bill Bryant, the half-life of the virus in a drop of saliva on the surface at a temperature of 21-23 degrees Celsius, the humidity of 20% and the absence of the sun will be 18 hours, and in the same conditions, but with a humidity of 80% - 6 hours. At a temperature of 35 degrees Celsius and 80% humidity, it will accelerate to 1 hour, and at a temperature of 21-23 degrees, 80% humidity and in summer-up to 2 minutes.
If we talk about the situation when it is in the air on aerosol particles, then at a temperature of 21-23 degrees, the humidity of 20% and without the sun, the half-life will be about 60 minutes, and with the same conditions, but in Sunny weather in summer - about 1.5 minutes.