VERIFY: No, hand dryers will not kill the coronavirus; They won't spread it either

Post Date: 
2020-03-17
Source: 
WUSA9 (CBS, Washington, DC)

"Hand dryers are not effective," the WHO wrote. "In killing the new coronavirus."

Dr. Larry Chang from Johns Hopkins University agreed. 

"There's no evidence that hand drying reaches enough temperatures," he said. "Or that drying out the virus is going to prevent transmission."