Don’t gamble the COVID-19 response on ecological hypotheses


Araújo et al. have published a response to our piece ‘Species distribution models are inappropriate for COVID-19’1 entitled ‘Ecological and epidemiological models are both useful for SARS-CoV-2’2, in which they defend the idea that ecological models are likely to identify the signature of climate drivers in the R0 of COVID-19 transmission.

Nature Ecology & Evolution
Blas M. Benito
Blas M. Benito
Staff Researcher