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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

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Copper as a Possible Guard for Touch Surfaces Against COVID-19

As Qatar eases the lockdown, people are encouraged to take preventive measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19, such as wearing masks and washing hands. Some countries are also considering the use of copper for touch surfaces, to reduce the spread of the virus in public areas.

This webinar will highlight the antimicrobial characteristics of copper and how it can be used to reduce the incidence of community transmission of viruses from contaminated surfaces. Discussions will touch on the recent research findings and innovative methods proposed for copper coatings.