What 2019 Novel Coronavirus is afraid of!
As much as we do not fully understand about this virus, there are also some things we know about that can be excellent weapons to fight back!
Start getting your car parked under the hot sun now! Th heat and maybe UV lights from the Sun and the humidity is what Covid19 dislike! Start to get your dose of FREE disinfectant from the Sun today!
Below is what World of Safety & Health Asia had summarized from 3 experts on the virus:
“In these studies, at 6 deg C, the infectious virus particles could survive for close to 100 hours.But at 30 deg C, the particles were gone in about an hour or two. At high temperature, high humidity, the virus is gone very quickly. At low temperature, low humidity, it can stay for quite a while,” he said. This is why being in a well-ventilated, non air-conditioned room might lower the risk of getting infected than being in an enclosed, air-conditioned room.” – said Professor Paul Tambyah, senior consultant at the Division of Infectious Diseases at the National University Hospital’s University Medicine Cluster.
Professor Wang Linfa, director for the programme in emerging infectious diseases at the Duke-NUS Medical School said the spikes on the virus’ surface are essentially made of proteins, which are susceptible to being destroyed, or denatured, by heat or the sun’s ultra-violet rays. When these spikes are destroyed, viruses lose their ability to latch on to a human host cell. Similarly, disinfectants and alcohol-based sanitisers help to make a virus unviable by breaking the membrane.
John Nicholls, a pathology professor at the University of Hong Kong shared that – “Three things the virus does not like: 1. Sunlight, 2. Temperature, and 3. Humidity. Nicholls said in response to a question about when he thinks confirmed cases will peak. “Sunlight will cut the virus’ ability to grow in half so the half-life will be 2.5 minutes and in the dark it’s about 13 to 20 [minutes],” He said. “Sunlight is really good at killing viruses.”
I am sure we are going to see more cars parking at outdoor carparks than the shaded ones now!
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