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New zinc oxide surface kills airborne viruses and bacteria

They are all around us, some strong, some weak, some easy to destroy some resilient in their surroundings and some even spread through coughs and sneezes.  Tiny infectious microbes, from the virus that causes COVID-19 to airborne bacteria, kill millions of people around the world each year. Now engineers from ETH Zurich have studied how…
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Research Shows the impact of Copper on Viruses and Bacteria

In the video below, Professor Bill Keevel, director of environmental health care and microbiologist at the University of South Hampton demonstrates how the MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus) virus which is most resistant to antibiotics, dies within minutes of coming into contact with copper. In this lab test we can clearly see how viruses and bacteria…
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