Newspapers don't transmit coronavirus, finds study; 'sterility of ink and paper processes' make newsprints safe

Credit: WorldNews- Published on March 25, 2020
Researchers have been studying the spread of coronavirus and the surfaces on which it can stay for long. In a recent study, it has been found that "porous paper surfaces" like newsprint are safe from the virus. Earl J Wilkinson, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and executive director of the International News Media Association...

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Published on March 26, 2020 -  02:12
Fact Check: Newspapers do not spread the Covid-19 infection
Your newspaper is safe. Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the newspaper industry is working relentlessly to bring you credible information and help you avoid fake news. Even PM Modi in his interaction with stakeholders lauded the credibility of print publications. Further, there is no evidence to suggest Covid-19 transmission through newspapers. INMA research states that newsprint, in fact, is safest because of sterility of ink and paper processes. Please continue taking precautions at this crucial time and stay away from misinformation and rumours. Subscribe to our e-newspapers at, and

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