Transmission rates of the coronavirus vary in the northern and southern hemispheres (image) American Institute of Physics Share Print E-Mail Caption Transmission rates of the coronavirus vary in the northern and southern hemispheres depending on the time of year, pointing to a weather dependence. Credit Talib Dbouk and Dimitris Drikakis, University of Nicosia Usage Restrictions Journalists may use this image only with appropriate credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.