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A recent paper out of China indicates that the COVID-19 virus could be found in air samples 13 feet from the patient source. Not surprisingly, air and surface samples showed greater contamination in the ICU than the general wards but the virus was widely distributed on floors, computer mice, trash cans, and sickbed handrails. Read the entire study here.

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Dr. Fife sees patients at the CHI St. Luke's Hospital Wound Clinic in The Woodlands, Texas. For an appointment call (936) 266-2150.



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