Mythbusters: Can hot or cold climates kill COVID-19?

It seems every week there are new rumors about COVID-19. Recently, we’ve seen a resurgence of the myths surrounding hot and cold climates -vs- the virus. Here are the myths and the facts:

Myth: Hot temperatures can kill the virus

Fact: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), hot temperatures – this includes outdoor heat, taking a hot bath or drying your hands with a hair dryer – will NOT kill the coronavirus — either inside or outside of your body.