Scientists in China found that the coronavirus can survive on chilled salmon for up to eight days. Photo: Shutterstock Scientists in China found that the coronavirus can survive on chilled salmon for up to eight days. Photo: Shutterstock
Scientists in China found that the coronavirus can survive on chilled salmon for up to eight days. Photo: Shutterstock

Coronavirus on chilled salmon may be infectious for over a week

  • The non-peer reviewed paper suggests that refrigerated salmon could be a source of international transmission
  • China imported between 40,000 to 100,000 tonnes of the fish before the coronavirus pandemic

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Scientists in China found that the coronavirus can survive on chilled salmon for up to eight days. Photo: Shutterstock Scientists in China found that the coronavirus can survive on chilled salmon for up to eight days. Photo: Shutterstock
Scientists in China found that the coronavirus can survive on chilled salmon for up to eight days. Photo: Shutterstock
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