Methodologies and algorithms used in this study were developed and derived from a previously funded research project (Jutla: NSF CBET 1751854). NASA’s Modern-Era Retrospective analysis Research and Application, Version 2 (MERRA-2) data used in this study are available through the NASA GES DISC: https://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/datasets/M2SDNXSLV_5.12.4/summary?keywords=%22MERRA-2%22. The Oregon State University Parameter Elevation Regression on Independent Slopes Model (PRISM) data for ambient air temperature and dew point temperature were used in this study and are available through http://prism.oregonstate.edu. County scale COVID-19 disease prevalence data used in this study are available through open-source upstream repository (https://github.com/datasets/covid-19) maintained by Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE). The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene has waived the Open Access fee for this article due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
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