How might climate change affect the spread of viruses?

Predicting how future climate change will influence the spread of viral infections is fraught with difficulty. This is due to the complexity of interactions between climate, nature, and human activity. But annual fluctuations in some viral infections, such as seasonal flu, and historical epidemics, such as yellow fever, provide some clues. According to the Intergovernmental […]

Why does SARS-CoV-2 spread so easily?

What structural features of the SARS-CoV-2 virus allow it to attack human cells and spread so efficiently? We round up some of the key emerging evidence. Share on PinterestNew insights into the structure of the novel coronavirus may explain why it spreads so quickly...