How to kill SARS-CoV-2

SARS-Co-V-2 is a virus whose genome is inside an envelope.  Consequently, it can be killed by soap and/or detergents, ethanol concentrations > 60%, isopropanol, bleach, and any other detergent-based cleaner (including most over-the-counter kitchen cleaners.

Maulik Shah

Hello. I am a Clinical Geneticist. My medical education is from the Medical College of Virginia (M.D. and Ph.D.). I worked at NIH in the lab that performed the very first human gene therapy trial and helped design some of the original recombinant adenovirus vectors for gene therapy. Since then, I have been a genetics research in both Academia and the Private sector and currently work as Lab Director for Applied InGENuity and QUASR Diagnostics

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