Anti coronavirus measures in the historic Marciana area of Venice as all of Italy is completely locked down and scientists look for patterns in areas of high infection. Photo: EPA-EFE

As coronavirus becomes pandemic, scientists ask if lines on the map hold the key to contagion’s spread

  • Studies suggest that ‘hotspots’ for virus that causes Covid-19 are found between the 30 to 50 degree lines of latitude north
  • Temperature and humidity data might allow scientists to forecast the ‘next’ Wuhan
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak
Anti coronavirus measures in the historic Marciana area of Venice as all of Italy is completely locked down and scientists look for patterns in areas of high infection. Photo: EPA-EFE
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