How long does coronavirus live on books?

2 Answers

  • 1 month ago

    It depends on what you feed the virus with. I spray all my coronavirus-infected books with a nutritous liquidised gel composed of a variety of starches, sugars and algal boosters which ensure the virus can survive up to two years, given ideal conditions. Viral life matters too, you know. Peace.

  • Sal*UK
    Lv 7
    1 month ago


    “If you think of a book, it has got two types of surface, it has got the outer glossy surface and then the inner paper,” said Keevil. “The outer glossy [surface], you could consider that to be like a hard surface, so that could be three days.”

    In the case of paper, said Keevil, studies into the Sars virus – which the US study suggests has similar survival times to the virus behind Covid-19 – have offered a range of possible survival times ranging from three hours to five days. A similar range was seen from the Hong Kong and Beijing studies for the coronavirus behind Covid-19.

    The Guardian

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