Fact-checked by: Science Feedback

2020/03/18 | United States

False: If we want to protect ourselves from the coronavirus, we must back away from all the climate change efforts we’ve been making.

Explanation: Some preliminary scientific publications report that COVID-19 may be less prevalent or less contagious in warm and humid climates. However global warming does not occur at a pace or magnitude that would prevent further propagation. Scientists emphasize that virus propagation primarily depends on other factors such as existing immunity and there is currently no way to reliably predict the spread of COVID-19 on a warmer Earth.

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This false claim originated from: Andrea Widberg, Life Site News

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