Saturday, March 28, 2020
While funeral workers enter the story of a coronavirus victim's life later than doctors and nurses, they similarly face the risk of falling ill themselves. Per the Centers for Disease Control, "scientists and researchers have not determined how long the virus remains virulent in the body after death." Research does suggest, though, that it can live up to three hours after being aerosolized (sprayed in the air) and up to two to three days on some surfaces, including plastic and stainless steel.
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