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Research Shows Virus Undetectable on Five Highly Circulated Library Materials After Three Days

Research Shows Virus Undetectable on Five Highly Circulated Library Materials After Three Days
Findings are Part of REALM Project to Produce Science-Based Information to Help Mitigate Exposure to Virus

https://www.imls.gov/news/research-shows-virus-undetectable-five-highly-circulated-library-materials-after-three-days

Materials tested in phase one included the cover of hardcover books (buckram cloth), the cover of softback books, plain paper pages inside a closed book, mylar protective book cover jackets, and plastic DVD cases. (bit.ly/37T699D) No presence of virus after 3 days time.