Workers in protective suits take a lift to disinfect a residential area during lockdown, amid the coronavirus  pandemic, in Shanghai on May 18. Photo: Reuters
Workers in protective suits take a lift to disinfect a residential area during lockdown, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Shanghai on May 18. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: is China’s rigorous home disinfection prudent disease control, falsely reassuring or overkill?

  • Emphasising deep cleaning aligns with Beijing’s persistent view the virus can spread from surfaces, and may originally have been imported into Wuhan on goods
  • Experts say better ventilation and air circulation, as well wearing masks, would better prevent the spread of Covid-19

Workers in protective suits take a lift to disinfect a residential area during lockdown, amid the coronavirus  pandemic, in Shanghai on May 18. Photo: Reuters
Workers in protective suits take a lift to disinfect a residential area during lockdown, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Shanghai on May 18. Photo: Reuters
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