Revealed: The objects that help spread coronavirus

March 4, 2020 11:55 pm0 commentsViews: 28

Experts have suggested that COVID-19 could survive on some hard surfaces and objects for upwards of 24 hours.

  Wednesday 4 March 2020 22:29, UK

Door handles, escalator handrails, self-service checkouts; objects we touch every day without much thought that could become key to containing the spread of the coronavirus.
While the precise lifespan of COVID-19 on hard objects and surfaces has not been determined, some experts have suggested that it could survive for upwards of 24 hours.
Earlier this week, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned that banknotes may develop into a public health risk because of the rate at which they change hands, picking up all manner of bacteria and viruses along the way.

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