Can a copper spray combat the coronavirus?

McGill researchers are using the natural antiviral properties of copper to develop a spray that could be used as coating on any surface McGill researchers are using the natural antiviral properties of copper to develop a spray that could be used as coating on any surface

Can a copper spray combat the coronavirus?

While masks and hand sanitizers have become part of most people's daily arsenal against the coronavirus, McGill researchers are working with a material with less well-known anti-viral properties: copper.

In September, Stephen Yue, McGill’s Lorne Trottier Chair in Aerospace Engineering, and Chen Liang, a professor of medicine, received an NSERC Alliance COVID-19 grant to develop a spray designed to place a copper coating on any surface....

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