Report: Sars-CoV2 Virus Can Survive On Surfaces Up To 28 Days


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(The Guardian) Virus that causes Covid-19 can survive up to 28 days on some surfaces
Australian scientists have found that the virus that causes Covid-19 can survive for up to 28 days on surfaces such as the glass on mobile phones, stainless steel, vinyl and paper banknotes.

The national science agency, the CSIRO, said the research undertaken at the Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness (ACDP) in Geelong also found that Sars-CoV-2 survived longer at lower temperatures.

It said in a statement the virus survived longer on paper banknotes than on plastic banknotes and lasted longer on smooth surfaces rather than porous surfaces such as cotton.
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Well now, there's a surprise, so no different to many other viruses then 🤷 Trust the ruddy Guardian to publish the bleedin obvious 😡