This is Dr. David
usually molluscum contagiosum can survive on moist surfaces for 24 hours and dry surfaces for up to 4 hours. and dark moist surfaces for up to 48 hours.
I am a cancer doctor
even in a patient who has cancer and is immunocompromised, this virus most likely will not cause problems or complications.
what cancer therapy is your wife receiving?
a good cleaning of the house when your wife gets there or before should be fine to kill the virus on surfaces.
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