Heat Wave Drives People Inside in Covid’s Hottest Hot Spots

Source: Inside Climate News


An oppressive heat wave is intersecting with a spike of Covid-19 cases in some of the pandemic’s hardest-hit U.S. cities, Bloomberg reports, including Houston and Phoenix, where temperatures on Friday climbed upwards of 110 degrees Farhenheit. It’s posing another obstacle for officials and health experts who must decide what’s riskier: indoor transmission or dangerous temperatures.

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