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Current hygiene guidelines appropriate for UK and SA variants of SARS-CoV-2, study finds – News-Medical.Net

Many different variants and lineages have arisen from the ancestral Wuhan-Hu1 strain of the SARS-CoV-2. This requires careful attention to control measures since…

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Many different variants and lineages have arisen from the ancestral Wuhan-Hu1 strain of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2). This requires careful attention to control measures since many are more infective and transmissible than the older strains. A recent study, released as a preprint on the bioRxiv* preprint server, compares the UK variant of this virus with the wildtype in terms of susceptibility to routine cleaning and disinfection measures.
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