Just when you think scientists have learned all there is to know about the new coronavirus spread that is by aerosol and droplets, another concerning bit of info hits the medical journals. This time it is how stubborn and long-lasting this virus can be on human skin!
Preformed on cadaver skin researchers noted that Influenza A survived less than 2 hours while the virus causing COVID-19 is infectious for more than 9 hours!
Recall the CDC recommends 60-90% alcohol-based hand rubs with air dry OR a thorough wash with hand soap for at least 20 seconds.PLEASE Count!
Take away – you must be vigilant, carry a small bottle of hand sanitizer, and use it.