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Coronavirus stays active on skin for 9 hours

Coronavirus stays active on skin for 9 hours

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Updated / Sunday, 18 Oct 2020 10: 44 Researchers mentioned the discovery showed the need for frequent hand washing The coronavirus stays active on human skin for 9 hours, Jap researchers bear found. They mentioned the discovery showed the need for frequent hand washing to wrestle the Covid-19 pandemic. The pathogen that causes the flu survives on human skin for roughly 1.8 hours by comparison, mentioned the survey printed this month within the Clinical Infectious Diseases journal. "The 9-hour survival of SARS-CoV-2 (the virus stress that causes Covid-19) on human skin could also honest amplify the probability of contact transmission when when compared with IAV (influenza An endemic), thus accelerating the pandemic," it mentioned. The compare crew examined skin accrued from pu...