Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, December 20th, 2005
According to recent research from Germany, "The recent severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) epidemic in Asia and Northern America led to broad use of various types of disinfectant in order to control the public spread of the highly contagious virus.
"However, only limited data were available to demonstrate their efficacy against SARS coronavirus (SARS-CoV). We therefore investigated eight disinfectants for their activity against SARS-CoV according to prEN 14476."
"Four hand rubs were tested at 30 s (Sterillium, based on 45% iso-propanol, 30%...
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