Chinese researchers are investigating if radiation can be used to kill the coronavirus on frozen food. Photo: EPA-EFE
Chinese researchers are investigating if radiation can be used to kill the coronavirus on frozen food. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: Chinese scientists try using radiation to kill coronavirus on food packaging

  • ‘Results will be of great significance for disinfecting imported cold food and preventing virus infections during big international sports events,’ China National Nuclear Corporation says
  • Preparations for the tests began in December after a number of coronavirus cases were linked to the packaging of imported frozen food, company says

Chinese researchers are investigating if radiation can be used to kill the coronavirus on frozen food. Photo: EPA-EFE
Chinese researchers are investigating if radiation can be used to kill the coronavirus on frozen food. Photo: EPA-EFE
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