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Impact of temperature on first-wave Covid-19 transmission in Nigeria

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Ezekiel Damilare Jacobs
» doi: 10.33472/AFJBS.4.3.2022.124-129

Abstract

The Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) which caused about 80,000 Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) incidences during its first wave in Nigeria is an enveloped virus, with infective properties that make it susceptible to inactivation, upon exposure to harsh environmental conditions. Moreover, temperature has been reported to influence the spread and viability of most known human coronaviruses.

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