Climate Change

Does climate change affect the transmission of coronavirus?

Does climate change affect the transmission of coronavirus?

We don’t have direct evidence that climate change is influencing the spread of COVID-19, but we do know that climate change alters how we relate to other species on Earth and that matters to our health and our risk for infections. As the planet heats up, animals big and small, on land and in the sea, are headed to the poles to get out of the heat. Deforestation, which occurs mostly for agricultural purposes, is the largest cause of habitat loss worldwide.

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