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Copper Kills Coronavirus. Why Aren't Our Surfaces Covered With It?

Posted on Mar 23, 2020

These ancient civilizations were referring to copper, a material that cultures across the globe have recognized as vital to our health for more than 5,000 years. When influenzas, bacteria like E. coli, superbugs like MRSA, or even coronaviruses land on most hard surfaces, they can live for up to four to five days. But when they land on copper, and copper alloys like brass, they begin to die within minutes and are undetectable within hours. “We’ve seen viruses just blow apart,” says Bill Keevil, professor of environmental healthcare at the University of Southampton. “They land on copper and it just degrades them.”...  read more


Coronavirus can persist on surfaces for days, new study says

Posted on Mar 23, 2020

Coronavirus can persist on surfaces for days, new study says

Study appeared online in the New England Journal of Medicine on Tuesday...  read more


Copper: Virus Killer?

Posted on Mar 22, 2020

Copper: Virus Killer?

As COVID-19 continues to spread in South Korea and in other countries around the world,... copper is coming under the spotlight as a material that can potentially kill the virus. As a result,... products are hitting shelves that are made with or contain the metal. Kim Bo-kyoung tells us more.>...  read more