I have been reading and trying to understand an article about how long the virus remains active on various surfaces..
The first thing I gathered is that the name of the Virus itself has a very short half-life..First it was just plain Coronavirus, then it was, HCoV-19 , but now it is SARS-CoV-2 ..
Back to the paper on https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMc2004973
Coronavirus, if I read it right, has a half life on Cardboard of around 4 hours, and Plastic of around 7 hours.
Therefore, I would be careful about removing shoes and touching the soles, and handling paper and post…