Faeces samples can harbour infectious coronavirus, study finds

Chinese researchers were able to isolate and culture novel coronavirus from faeces samples. Confirmation of infectious virus in faeces samples raises the potential for faecal-oral or faecal-respiratory transmission. During 2002 SARS, 329 residents of a private housing estate in Hong Kong were infected and 42 died due to aerosolised faeces spread of the virus. Researchers … Continue reading Faeces samples can harbour infectious coronavirus, study finds

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