Episode 121

Frequently on this podcast, we’ve had discussions focused around the impacts of weather and climate on society. With the emergence of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19 as we all know it, we’ve now found ourselves contemplating what impacts weather and climate could have on the transmission of this mysterious, deadly virus. Today we welcome two experts in the field of microbiology, Dr. Lloyd Hough and Dr. Shanna Ratnesar-Shumate from the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate. We’ll discuss the main variables that affect this virus and how the changing seasons can affect its spread. Will COVID-19 continue to survive and thrive in the months to come? Let’s find out…


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