A 39-year-old member asked:
how long does a flu virus last in general?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Gurmukh Singh answered
48 years experience Pathology
About 24 hours in : The environment. Flu virus is present and shed from an infected person for about a week. On inanimate objects it usually does not last longer than 24 hours, mostly about 4 hours.
Answered on Jul 7, 2018
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