Coronavirus can survive for many hours if something sticks to our skin. The SARS-CoV-2 virus, which leads to CoVid-19, can last up to 9 hours on a human skin, and can last longer than Plow viruses, according to the study.
New Delhi: Coronavirus can survive for many hours if something sticks to our skin. The SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes Covid-19, can persist in human skin for up to 9 hours, longer than Plow viruses
In contrast, Inuyenza A virus lasts for about two hours on a human’s skin, researchers from Japan’s Kyoto Cryptocurrency University.
A study published in the Clinical Journal of Infectious Diseases found that two viruses can be rapidly inactivated by hand cleansing.
Studies have shown that SARS-COV-2 and IAV virus can inactivate skin surfaces much faster than surfaces of other materials, such as stainless steel, glass, and plastic.