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ATMIA Issues Word of Caution on Media Reporting of a New Scientific Study on Coronavirus Survival Rates on Surfaces.
This month's WCW Pro-Cash Newsletter featured article is from ATMIA.
The ATM Industry Association (ATMIA) called out sensationalist media headlines reporting on a new scientific study by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) and the Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness about how long the new coronavirus can survive on a variety of surfaces. “The deliberate use of fear-mongering hyperbole in headlines like ‘Coronavirus May Stay for Weeks on Banknotes and Touchscreens’, such as has appeared in Bloomberg news, does a disservice to the CSIRO scientists trying to better understand how long the virus persists on surfaces,” commented Mike Lee, CEO of ATMIA, President of the ATM Security Association and Chairperson of the Consortium for Next Gen ATMs. (Read More)