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COVID-19 can survive on phone screens for 28 days in the dark, study suggests

Research from Australia’s national science agency suggests that the COVID-19 virus can survive on smooth surfaces for 28 days at room temperature. The study tested the virus on glass mobile phone screens, plastic and paper banknotes, and stainless steel. Researchers kept these surfaces in the dark during the study. UV […]
COVID-19 can survive on phone screens for 28 days in the dark, study suggests
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COVID-19 can survive on phone screens for 28 days in the dark, study suggests

Research from Australia’s national science agency suggests that the COVID-19 virus can survive on smooth surfaces for 28 days at room temperature. The study tested the virus on glass mobile phone screens, plastic and paper banknotes, and stainless steel. Researchers kept these surfaces in the dark during the study. UV […]
COVID-19 can survive on phone screens for 28 days in the dark, study suggests
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What are zoonotic diseases, how they spread, and how to prevent them

A zoonotic disease is an illness that can be passed from an animal to a human. Some examples of zoonotic diseases include rabies, salmonella, Lyme disease, malaria, and COVID-19. These diseases are passed through direct contact with an animal, contact with infected droppings or other bodily fluids, through a vector […]
What are zoonotic diseases, how they spread, and how to prevent them
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How vaccines save lives and fight disease

Vaccines work by training your immune system to recognise, attack, and disable especially dangerous pathogens like the flu, meningitis, and polio. There are different types of vaccines based on what disease they’re targeting and the demographic most affected by it. In addition to protecting the individual, vaccines help create herd […]
How vaccines save lives and fight disease