How long can the Coronavirus survive inside your refrigerator? You will be shocked when I read this

After some supermarket workers became sick with COVID-19, an NBC tv station made an investigative report asking how long does the coronavirus survive on food packaging and does stay on packaging that is on your refrigerator.

In case you are wondering, the answer is NO, the coldness in the refrigerator does NOT kill the coronavirus.

Chris Chmura, a consumer reporter for NBC said the virus could actually live for a few weeks in the refrigerator.

A top virologist in at the Gladstone Institure recommends that you clean every box, bag, bottle and can that comes into your home from the grocery store, especially the things that goes into the refrigerator.

According to a 2010 study of the SARS virus, another version of coronavirus, made by the American Society for Microbiology, they found that the SARS virus thrive in the type of temperature that your refrigerator creates.

Doctor Warner Greene, senior investigator at Gladstone Institute said you should never put anything in your refrigerator without first decontaminating it.

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