Trump Claims Heat Could Help Fight Coronavirus, Tells Americans To ‘enjoy The Sun’

By Chigbo Daniel   1 week ago   100
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The White House on Thursday pitched “emerging” research on the benefits of sunlight and humidity in diminishing the threat of the coronavirus as President Donald Trump encourages US states to move to reopen their economies.

Past studies have not found good evidence that the warmer temperatures and higher humidity of spring and summer will help tamp down the spread of the virus.
But William Bryan of the Department of Homeland Security said at a White House briefing that there are “emerging results” from new research that suggest solar light has a powerful effect in killing the virus on surfaces and in the air.
“He said scientists have seen a similar effect from higher temperatures and humidity. A biocontainment lab in Maryland has been conducting testing on the virus since February, Bryan said.
“The virus is dying at a much more rapid pace just from exposure to higher temperatures and just from exposure to humidity,” Bryan said.
Bryan said having more knowledge about this could help governors when making decisions about how and when to open their state economies. However, he stressed that the emerging results of the light and heat studies do not replace social distancing recommendations.

Trump, who has consistently looked for hopeful news about containing the virus, was asked if it was dangerous to make people think they would be safe by going outside in the heat, considering that so many people have died in Florida.

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1 week ago

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1 week ago

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Chibundu
1 week ago

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Numa Ikwesiri
1 week ago

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1 week ago

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1 week ago

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Usoro Inemesit
1 week ago

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More reason why we should appreciate God for the heat and sun here in Nigeria... If not.. Corona virus would have eaten really deep into the country.... By now it would have been 100,000 cases.. Thank God for The sun ☀ 


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