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COVID-19 Can survive on surface for 9 days

COVID-19 Can survive on surface for 9 days

President Trump Address the Nation Wednesday Evening

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  February 26, 2020  (LSN) the Jerusalem Post is rporting that Coronavirus may be able to survive on inanimate surfaces for as long as nine days, potentially increasing the risk of spread if not treated with disinfectant agents, a team of researchers has found.

As fears spread of a possible coronavirus outbreak in the U.S, President Trump was addressed the nation in a Wednesday evening news conference at the White House to discuss how his administration was handling the virus threat 

Chinese banks have been ordered by the government to disinfect their cash with ultraviolet light and high temperatures before storing it for seven to 14 days. Only then can it be re-released to customers, CNN reported earlier this week.

They found that human coronaviruses such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) coronavirus, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus or endemic human coronaviruses (HCoV) can survive for up to nine days on surfaces including metal, glass or plastic, but that treating those surfaces with a disinfectant will kill the virus within a minute.

A 20-year-old Chinese woman from Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, traveled 400 miles(675 km) north to Anyang where she infected five relatives, without ever showing signs of infection, Chinese scientists reported on Friday, offering new evidence that the virus can be spread asymptomatically.
The case study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, offered clues about how the coronavirus is spreading, and suggested why it may be difficult to stop.

Those photos of sick people collapsing on the street in China? Well, we’re now seeing the same thing in South Korea and Iran.

As fears spread of a possible coronavirus outbreak in the U.S, President Trump was addressing the nation in a Wednesday evening news conference at the White House to discuss how his administration was handling the virus threat 

 

 

So far, there have been 60 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the U.S. in total. That figure includes individuals who have been repatriated to the United States, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar later clarified at the podium. 15 people were in the initial set of cases, three came more from evacuation flights, and 42 from the Diamond Princess ship that was quarantined by Japanese health authorities earlier this month. Men may need to hack off their muttonchops, void their Van Dykes or pluck their ducktails if they plan on using a respirator, according to information from the CDC about how facial hair can interact with the devices.

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