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How much time does norovirus last on surfaces?

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Dr. Michael Henrickson
Pediatric Rheumatology
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In brief: Minimum of 12 hours

Published sources quote a range of norovirus survival duration on contaminated hard surfaces.
The shortest duration cited is 12 hours. Most sources quote days to weeks. Decontamination with an appropriate product (such as bleach) kills the virus.

In brief: Minimum of 12 hours

Published sources quote a range of norovirus survival duration on contaminated hard surfaces.
The shortest duration cited is 12 hours. Most sources quote days to weeks. Decontamination with an appropriate product (such as bleach) kills the virus.
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