According to the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), past experience with global viruses, namely SARS in 2003, suggests that warmer weather MAY slow the spread of the Coronavirus. The relatively low outbreak of Coronavirus cases in Africa and South America currently, is another indication.
The US is now 8th on the list of at least 150 countries with confirmed COVID-19 cases. If cruise ships were a country, they would be 19th
The GC administrative committee is recommending the postponement of the GC session for two years due to the Coronavirus outbreak. The GC Executive Committee will decide on the recommendation tomorrow, March 19.