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Products to fight COVID-19

June 4, 2020

Cleaning professionals expect it to become more difficult to obtain cleaning supplies as time goes on. They say their distributors have been warning that the supply chain has been stretched thin, according to an article on the CleanLInk website.

It’s fair to assume that end users will especially have to stock up on these supplies moving forward so they aren’t in trouble when another pandemic hits. Cleaning professionals not only need products, but the exact products they need for their particular business.

The new coronavirus appears to be "more hearty" than SARS and Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) because it is believed to survive longer on surfaces and in the air, and is therefore more easily transmitted, said Dr. Chuck Gerba, a microbiologist at the University of Arizona.

The good news is COVID-19 is not resistant to disinfectants because it’s an enveloped virus. This means that when coronavirus is attacked by a good disinfectant, it dies, said Gerba. 

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