How does alcohol kill this virus? | Ask CIDD

How does alcohol kill this virus? | Ask CIDD

How does alcohol kill this virus? With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, alcohol-based hand sanitizer became a much-sought item by hospitals and the general public alike for its ability to inactivate the coronavirus. CIDD's Dr. Nita Bharti explains how the alcohol does this, and which concentrations are effective. To see more coronavirus questions answered by experts at the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, submit a question of your own, or learn how you can do your part to #flattenthecurve, visit http://askcidd.psu.edu