New coronavirus remains in the air for hours, on surfaces for days: study

US researchers report the virus remains viable after someone sneezes or coughs for at least three hours

SARS-CoV-2 can remain viable and infectious in droplets in the air for hours and on surfaces up to days, according to a new study.

Disinfecting a bus
A bus is disinfected of SARS-CoV-2 in the Ukraine.

US scientists attempted to mimic the virus deposited from an infected person onto everyday surfaces in a household or hospital setting, such as through coughing or

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