So What Do You Think – Answer True or False… Flu Viruses Live Longer on Surfaces Than Cold Viruses
- Published on December 10, 2012
- Written by Mike McClain, Senior Web Designer & Site Manager
Studies have found that the survival time for both kinds of viruses varies greatly, from a few seconds to 48+ hours. The reasons have to do with a number of factors, including the type of surface, humidity and temperature.