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Disinfection: 'corny' solution fights the spread of the novel coronavirus

28.07.2020

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The distinctiveness of this hand sanitizer comes from its ethanol base. Ethanol is a plant-based renewable energy source – in the U.S primarily produced from corn – that is often mixed in with gasoline for vehicles.