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New coronavirus stable for hours on surfaces. SARS-CoV-2 stability similar to original SARS virus. The virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is stable for several hours to days in aerosols and on surfaces, according to a new study from National Institutes of Health, CDC, UCLA and Princeton University scientists in The New England Journal of Medicine.
As COVID-19 continues to spread in South Korea and in other countries around the world, copper is coming under the spotlight as a material that can potentially kill the virus.
CDA Position Statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19) PandemicIn response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Copper Development Association (CDA) developed the following position statement to address an influx of inquiries from the media and external stakeholders.
Copper Value Chain.HALCOR’s vertical integration with production lines that include stages of casting, extruding, processing and foam production, enable us a robust undistracted and continuous business operation. Adding to this, our procurement department is in close contact with all our suppliers, ensuring our supply chain continuity. HALCOR has already initiated a Covid-19 Protocol that prevents any disruption in our manufacturing process by taking the following measures:Ordering raw materials with a long term stock coverage thus, stabilizing our production.Cooperating closely with our suppliers thus, enabling flexibility on the fluctuations of demand. This action in combination with the already long-lasting and established relationship with our key suppliers has offered us the possibility of an uninterrupted supply chain till now.Maintaining transparency and traceability of our supply chain and enabling alternate sourcing in order to cover possible delays or shortages.
Aerosol and surface stability of HCoV-19 (SARS-CoV-2) compared to SARS-CoV-1
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