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Winter is coming, so what does that mean for COVID-19?

[KARE11 News, November 24, 2020] As another Minnesota winter approaches – this time during a pandemic – a natural question emerges.

Will the novel coronavirus spread faster in the colder, drier Upper Midwest air, just as other viruses like influenza have been proven to do?

KARE 11 News interviewed Dr. Frank Rhame, infectious disease physician with Allina Health, to talk about this subject in depth.

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