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Novel coronavirus survives 28 days on glass, currency, Australian researchers find

Australian researchers have revealed that the virus that causes COVID-19 can survive on banknotes, glass and stainless steel for up to 28 days, much longer than the flu virus. Influenza A virus has been found to survive on surfaces for 17 days. In the study was published in Virology Journal, researchers highlighted the need for cleaning and handwashing to combat the virus.