The big outbreaks in southern states that were slow to adopt formal distancing orders that I feared seems to not be happening.
It feels like public health officials don’t want to acknowledge the presence of a weather angle to this because they’re afraid it will make people too complacent over the summertime.
And to be clear, the virus is in fact spreading even in these states where it’s not so bad — warm weather is obviously not a panacea but there’s a clear statistical relationship with the weather.
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