Do you know? – Viruses and Immunity

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Do you know? – Viruses and Immunity

Do you know Viruses and Immunity

Do You Know?

  • During single coughing by infected individual 3000 droplets spreads in the environment. While in sneezing 40000 droplets spreads up to one-meter distance having a speed of 300km/hour.
  • Each droplet contains approx. 20 lakh viruses.
  • It may float in air once attached to dust particles and survive for 2 to 3 hours. The survival rate on surfaces depends as follows:
    • Glass – 96 hours
    • Plastic and steel –72 hours
    • Cardboard – 24 hours
  • Older people and people with pre-existing medical conditions (such as diabetes and heart disease) appear to be more vulnerable as their immunity is normally less in comparison to younger.
  • Natural remedies to boost immunity
    • Vitamin C supplement
    • Zink supplement
    • Sprouted cereals
    • Use of ginger, turmeric, and lime

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