Just because a COVID patient dies doesn’t mean the virus Their body is.

recent study Japan, where researchers have not been peer reviewed yet, found the infectious factor. virus In “large amounts” In cadavers from COVID victims, up to 13 Days after death. In the meantime, March 2021 study out of Germany came to a similar conclusion—that COVID virus can Exist in the corpses up to 17 days after death.

This was known already the virus can Surround yourself with infectious bacteria for For extended periods. Numerous studies show that SARS-CoV-2 is a serious threat to human health. the virus That causes COVID. can It can last for up to 3 days when placed on surfaces such as glass or plastic. according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Since the Start of the In the event of a pandemic, Mortuary Workers were advised to deal with COVID casualties in a cautious and responsible manner. wear protective equipment Do it while you do so. For people who only attend funerals the The greatest chance of them contracting COVID is from others who are present. the virus—not from a corpse.

“There is currently no known risk associated with being in the same room at a funeral or visitation service with the body of someone who died of COVID-19,” the The April issue of the CDC was published. “However, being in crowded or poorly ventilated indoor spaces may make you more likely to get sick if people around you are infected.”

Ebola can be contracted. spread At funerals, family members can wash or touch a body during religious rights or to distribute. the deceased’s personal property, according to the World Health Organization. That’s because the You can still carry your body and personal items the virus.

It’s not just the COVID deaths that are airborne can harbor the virus. A study published this week in the journal Nature SARS-CoV-2 has been found in 84 unique anatomical locations. the The bodies of 44 people who died from COVID-19, but not necessarily because they were unvaccinated, have been found. These locations include the brain, plasma, the Heart, lymph nodes and adrenal glands.

A patient with COVID died 230 days after being diagnosed. the Signs and symptoms appear still had the virus According to autopsy results, in many locations of their bodies upon examination. the study.

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