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Maybe Covid needs a good beach slap: sun and fresh air help cut cases

Summer weather may be cutting coronavirus cases, revealing why some countries have been unscathed

Sarah Knapton

Coronavirus cases in the UK have fallen dramatically in recent weeks, particularly in London, where Public Health England (PHE) modelling suggests fewer than 24 people a day are now picking up the virus. But can all the reduction be due to lockdown measures and social distancing?

Or might the onset in the northern hemisphere of summer and warmer, brighter weather be helping to suppress the virus?

Here is what we know about the effect of climate, weather, sunshine and vitamin D on coronavirus...

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