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 ====== Advice in relation to the outbreak of pneumonia caused by a new coronavirus in China ====== ====== Advice in relation to the outbreak of pneumonia caused by a new coronavirus in China ======
  
-===== What is 2019-nCoV? =====+===== What is SARS-CoV-2 / 2019-nCoV? =====
  
-2019-nCoV is a beta-coronavirus that attacks the respiratory tract and can lead to severe pneumonia. This disease can be fatal. ​+The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2,​ formally 2019 novel coronavirus, ​2019-nCoVis a beta-coronavirus that attacks the respiratory tract and can lead to severe pneumonia. This disease can be fatal. ​
  
  
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 == (9) Clean surfaces == == (9) Clean surfaces ==
  
-Human coronaviruses such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) coronavirus,​ Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus or endemic human coronaviruses (HCoV) ​ <wrap hi>can persist on inanimate surfaces like metal, glass or plastic for up to 9 days.</​wrap> ​{{Günter Kampf et al.: Persistence of coronaviruses on inanimate surfaces and its inactivation with biocidal agents. University Medicine Greifswald and Bochum University, Germany. DOI: https://​doi.org/​10.1016/​j.jhin.2020.01.022 ​}} 2019-nCoV is also a coronavirus. ​+Human coronaviruses such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) coronavirus,​ Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus or endemic human coronaviruses (HCoV) ​ <wrap hi>can persist on inanimate surfaces like metal, glass or plastic for up to 9 days.</​wrap> ​((Günter Kampf et al.: Persistence of coronaviruses on inanimate surfaces and its inactivation with biocidal agents. University Medicine Greifswald and Bochum University, Germany. DOI: https://​doi.org/​10.1016/​j.jhin.2020.01.022 ​)) 2019-nCoV is also a coronavirus. ​