Extreme Heat and COVID-19: Your Questions Answered

Extreme summer heat and the COVID-19 pandemic are already coinciding and further threatening community health in many world regions. Individuals, health workers, and policy-makers are being faced with complex choices on how to reduce infection risks while also limiting exposure to heat illness. 

Expert teams from across our Network are preparing a series of considerations and evidence to help local actors make more informed choices. 

Our first FAQ addresses the question: do weather conditions influence the transmission of the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2)? 

Watch for the release of other FAQs and webinars to discuss the topic in the coming weeks. 

Visit our Heat and COVID-19 Q&A home now >