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Weeks of Lag and Not Enough Coronavirus Tests

  • If there was an outbreak with thousands of cases we would know about it because a hospital would get a surge of cases * Coronavirus (COVID-19) has cases and transmission in warm countries now.
  • This long incubation period means that people can be unaware that they are sick for about a week, and there have been multiple reported cases of people transmitting the virus prior to the onset of symptoms.
  • A new study predicted that 46% of infected travelers will board planes with undetected infections, therefore limiting the effectiveness of airport screening and risking spread to other passengers and diverse locations.
  • Parameter values and assumptions for the baseline scenario estimating effectiveness of exit and entry screening at airports for detecting passengers infected with novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
  • Quarantine and contact tracing of symptomatic individuals alone may not be effective and early, strong control measures are needed to stop transmission of the virus.

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January was warmest on record for the globe

  • And as NOAA pointed out in its monthly summary released Thursday, that occurred without the warming influence of an El NiƱo in the equatorial Pacific Ocean, where conditions remain neutral.
  • For the US, the weather pattern was dominated by an area of low pressure around Alaska and high pressure off the coast of California.
  • NOAA put a spotlight on the Great Lakes this month, which are seeing record high water levels.
  • Based on historical trends and forecasts for slow-moving patterns, NOAA can also provide a general outlook for the coming spring months of March, April, and May.
  • In the next month, the patterns in the Pacific are likely to set up high pressure over the US West and low pressure over the East.
  • And because sea ice is retreating earlier as the world warms, Alaska is a good bet for above-average spring temperatures.

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