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Conventional viruses spread most effectively at colder temperatures. Like the flu virus. This strikes every year in winter and costs the lives of as many as half a million people or more worldwide. Viral diseases tend to be rare in summer when temperatures are warmer. This is due to the fact that the gel-like shell of the viruses melts when exposed to heat. This causes the virus to dry out before it can damage humans.

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Author profile picture Petra Wiesmayer is a journalist and author who has conducted countless interviews with high-profile individuals and researched and written general entertainment, motorsports, and science articles for international publications. She is fascinated by technology that could shape the future of mankind and enjoys reading and writing about it.As an avid science fiction fan she is fascinated by technology that could shape the future of mankind and enjoys reading and writing about it.