Efficacy of povidone-iodine nasal antiseptic for rapid inactivation of SARS-CoV-2

September 17, 2020

What The Study Did: This laboratory study assessed the efficacy of the nasal antiseptic solution povidone-iodine against transmission of SARS-C0V-2.

Authors: Samantha Frank, M.D., of the University of Connecticut School of Medicine in Farmington, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3053)

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