Video: How does alcohol kill coronavirus?

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How does alcohol kill this virus? With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, alcohol-based hand sanitizer became a much-sought item by hospitals and the general public alike for its ability to inactivate the coronavirus.

CIDD's Dr. Nita Bharti explains how the alcohol does this, and which concentrations are effective.

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