October 14: REALM Project Test 5 Results are Now Available

  Since the start of the COVIID-19 pandemic, the question arose, “How long would COVID-19 stay viable on a variety of surfaces?” The REALM Project (REopening Archives, Libraries, and Museums) is a scientific project created to give science based answers to this question.

On October 14, the REALM Project 5, “published the RESULTS of the fifth round of Battelle’s laboratory testing for COVID-19 on commonly handled materials in archives, libraries and museums.