Why door hardware is key in the battle against coronavirus

We explore how hospitals are focusing on key touchpoints such as door hardware to help limit the spread of infection

picture of It is widely known that bacteria can remain active on common contact surfaces for days, so specification and cleaning of door hardware is crucial to reduce the risk of pathogens such as COVID-19 spreading within healthcare environments

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