• Coronavirus particles from coughs, sneezes can remain in air for 3 hours: Study

    Coronavirus particles from coughs, sneezes can remain in air for 3 hours: Study

    Published Date : 18-Mar-2020 4:22:05 IST

    Scientists from US’ National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases have found that coronavirus particles from coughs and sneezes can remain in air for 3 hours. They used a device to dispense an aerosol that duplicated microscopic droplets created in a cough or a sneeze. Scientists also said coronavirus can remain viable and infectious on surfaces for up to days.

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