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University study finds Covid survives three days on fabric – BBC News

Scientists monitored the stability of the virus on polyester, polycotton and 100% cotton



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image copyrightDe Montfort University
image captionDroplets of the virus were tested on fabrics commonly worn by health workers
Scientists have found viruses similar to the strain that causes Covid-19 can survive on commonly-worn fabrics for up to three days.
The study by De Montfort University in Leicester tested a model coronavirus on polyester, polycotton and 100% cotton.
The results suggested polyester posed the highest risk.
Microbiologist Dr Katie Laird, who led the study, said the materials,…

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