Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by Skyman, Apr 8, 2020.

  1. Skyman

    Skyman Well-Known Member

    Something to be aware of. According to The Lancet Microbe, Covid 19 has a radically longer lifespan on paper money than on "regular" paper. For those of you not aware of it, The Lancet is one of the premier medical journals in the world. The table below is created from published reports of The Lancet (**) and New England Journal of Medicine (*)...

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  3. cpm9ball

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    Shucks! I was hoping that copper would be "6 months" or so. ~ Chris
  4. Randy Abercrombie

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    That whole seven day outside of the surgical mask lifespan is an eye opener. No wonder these health care workers are needing these masks so desperately.
  5. Kentucky

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    Now this is something UV might be good for.
  6. bradgator2

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    I’m in healthcare and we are allowed a new one every 2 weeks. I keep it on the dash of my car after work in the hopes that the UV and heat from the Sun will have some sort of impact. No clue if actually does. And for the record... they are pretty rank after a few days.
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