Since the beginning of the Corona of a crisis will always be divided again, “chain letters”, with possible home remedies on social networks and messenger services.

In a widely-used Text is about claims that the Coronavirus is from the “dies at a temperature of 26 to 27 degrees”.


The Coronavirus have only a low heat resistance, and therefore consider temperatures of 26 degrees not stand.


coronaviruses withstand significantly higher temperatures.


The body’s core temperature is in almost all of the people at more than 35 degrees Celsius. Sars-CoV-2 would actually die in less than 30 degrees Celsius, would be the life of the pathogen in the human body even capable of.

The world health organization makes it clear: The Coronavirus can spread in warm countries with high humidity.

researchers are studying currently, how much higher could reduce temperatures, the spread of the Coronavirus, at least.

Even in countries with currently, temperatures higher than 27 degrees – about Malaysia – were, however, discovered many new infections with the Coronavirus.


  • Wang, J. et al. (2020): High Temperature and High Humidity Reduce the Transmission of COVID-19, retrieved on 22.03.2020:

Deutsche Presse-Agentur (dpa)

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