How Soap and Hand Sanitizer Kill the Coronavirus

How Does Soap Inactivate Coronaviruses?

Published: March 20, 2020

Total Running Time: 00:03:16

Coronaviruses are surrounded by the same type of membrane that surrounds human cells. Learn how disrupting this membrane with soap or alcohol inactivates the virus. Find out more about the science of COVID-19 with the Exploratorium Learning Toolbox. https://www.exploratorium.edu/learn

Posted on August 17, 2020

by Susan Bannwart

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