What Kills the COVID19 Virus?

What Kills the COVID19 Virus?

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There are many speculations as to what kills COVID-19 as a big chunk of what we need to know is unknown at his point, the internet makes the myths easily available to anyone having dangerous effects and doing a disservice to the countless of women and men fighting at the frontlines of hospitals all around the globe. Underneath is a list published by the WHO (World Health Organization) to bust common myths and misunderstandings people have regarding the Coronavirus. For the complete list please refer to this link https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public/myth-busters.  

COVID-19 virus can be transmitted in areas with hot and humid climates

From the evidence so far, the COVID-19 virus can be transmitted in ALL AREAS, including areas with hot and humid weather. Regardless of climate, adopt protective measures if you live in, or travel to an area reporting COVID-19. The best way to protect yourself against COVID-19 is by frequently cleaning your hands. By doing this you eliminate viruses that may be on your hands and avoid infection that could occur by then touching your eyes, mouth, and nose.

Cold weather and snow CANNOT kill the new coronavirus.

There is no reason to believe that cold weather can kill new coronavirus or other diseases. The normal human body temperature remains around 36.5°C to 37°C, regardless of the external temperature or weather. The most effective way to protect yourself against the new coronavirus is by frequently cleaning your hands with alcohol-based hand rub or washing them with soap and water. 

Taking a hot bath does not prevent the new coronavirus disease

Taking a hot bath will not prevent you from catching COVID-19. Your normal body temperature remains around 36.5°C to 37°C, regardless of the temperature of your bath or shower. Actually, taking a hot bath with extremely hot water can be harmful, as it can burn you. The best way to protect yourself against COVID-19 is by frequently cleaning your hands. By doing this you eliminate viruses that may be on your hands and avoid infection that could occur by then touching your eyes, mouth, and nose.

Can eating garlic help prevent infection with the new coronavirus?

Garlic is a healthy food that may have some antimicrobial properties. However, there is no evidence from the current outbreak that eating garlic has protected people from the new coronavirus.

As the incomplete list range from understandable to a bit more superstitious, unless you happen to be count Dracula, it is with a very good reason why the WHO addressed these myths directly and effectively since the majority of these myths are based on outdated information or simply do not apply to this novel virus of the Corona family. Our disinfection and sanitization services in the Greater Toronto Area can ensure that your home is properly cleaned treating every nook and canny present using non-toxic formulations making it safe for the ones around you.

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