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Social Media Disinfo
Circulating on social media: Image purportedly showing bacteria growth that was collected from a face mask after a person wore it for just 20 minutes.
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Factual Reads on Coronavirus
Coronavirus can last 28 days on glass and currency, study finds
Findings from the study by Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, appear to show that in a very controlled environment the virus remained infectious for longer than other studies have found.
-- Reuters, October 11