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How long can sars-cov survive in the environment
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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not clear
No studies have been published on inactivation periods of the virus outside of a living organism; using similar viri survival periods were found to be 5 to 28 days depending on temperature and humidity.
Survival was longest for low humidity and low temperature (4 degrees c and 20% relative humidity).

In brief: Not clear
No studies have been published on inactivation periods of the virus outside of a living organism; using similar viri survival periods were found to be 5 to 28 days depending on temperature and humidity.
Survival was longest for low humidity and low temperature (4 degrees c and 20% relative humidity).
Dr. William Walsh
Dr. William Walsh
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Dr. Wojciech Skrzypiec
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Several days
Some research laboratories suggest that the virus may survive in the environment for several days.
The length of time that the virus survives likely depends on the type of material or body fluid containing the virus and various environmental conditions such as temperature or humidity. The primary way that sars appears to spread is by close person-to-person contact.

In brief: Several days
Some research laboratories suggest that the virus may survive in the environment for several days.
The length of time that the virus survives likely depends on the type of material or body fluid containing the virus and various environmental conditions such as temperature or humidity. The primary way that sars appears to spread is by close person-to-person contact.
Dr. Wojciech Skrzypiec
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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
In brief: Who cares
Currently not a problem.

In brief: Who cares
Currently not a problem.
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
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