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Aerosol and Surface Stability

Posted on Mar 17, 2020

Aerosol and Surface Stability

The rapid transmisson of the virus is partially due to it's survivability as an aerosol and on common high touch surfaces. 

A novel human coronavirus that is now named severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) (formerly called HCoV-19) emerged in Wuhan, China, in late 2019 and is now causing a pandemic.1 We analyzed the aerosol and surface stability of SARS-CoV-2 and compared it with SARS-CoV-1, the most closely related human coronavirus.2...READ FULL ARTICLE HERE