Tag Archives: Coronaviruses

Coronaviruses in Poultry, Livestock Pose No Danger to Humans, Expert Says

News Picture: Coronaviruses in Poultry, Livestock Pose No Danger to Humans, Expert Says

Latest Infectious Disease News WEDNESDAY, March 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Coronaviruses that are common in poultry and livestock worldwide don’t jump to humans, but those found in wildlife are another matter, an expert says. “In wildlife, bats are known to carry over 100 different strains of coronavirus, …

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Coronaviruses: How long they might linger on contaminated surfaces

Concerns mount about coronavirus spreading in hospitals, study suggests

It is unknown exactly how long the novel coronavirus can linger on contaminated surfaces and objects with the potential of infecting people, but some researchers are finding clues by studying the elusive behaviors of other coronaviruses. Coronaviruses are a large group of viruses common among animals. In rare cases, they …

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