Use an Ozone Machine to Kill the Covid-19 Coronavirus
As the coronavirus continues to evolve and become more virulent, there are many unanswered questions as there has been no proper clinical or scientific studies that have been conducted on it yet with regards to its properties etc as the 2019-nCoV coronavirus only made its maiden debut in December 2019.
There are questions about how long a virus such as the coronavirus, can survive outside a bunch ie on surfaces.
The influenza virus can survive anything between 5 hours up to seven days on another surface based on the environment temperature and humidity whereas noroviruses that typically attack the gastrointestinal tract, can survive up to four weeks on surfaces even in hot and dry conditions and may withstand most disinfectants.
Typically most respiratory viruses such as the coronavirus favour a cooler temperature.
There has been no studies done up to now on the new coronavirus or also on the SARS virus, its ?close cousin? in relation to how long it could survive outside on surfaces.
It really is wrong to assume that the coronavirus can only just remain active for some hours on surface as suggested by one health organization via its online site, that's claiming it?s the leading source of details on the coronavirus when there is absolutely no scientific proof of that. Should anyone get badly infected because of conditions unlike their advice, they shouldn't hesitate to sue that organization in court for disseminating information that is not yet ascertained scientifically thus causing harm.
Viruses typically are not really living organisms by itself. They are complex bio-molecules that need a living cell to become active.
To become safe, as we even now do not really know how lengthy these coronavirus can survive on surfaces, its best to disinfect areas which have lots of contact with people whether or not they are showing signs of having been infected or not.
One good way to do this is by deploying ozone gas.
Ozone gas has shown to kill the SARS coronavirus and since the structure of the new 2019-nCoV coronavirus is nearly identical compared to that of the SARS coronavirus, it really is relatively safe to say that it will also work on the new coronavirus though it should be noted that there surely is no studies to date except one which is current ongoing n China at the Institute of Virology In Hubei in relation to this. Progress of this study has shown that it works and the analysis ought to be concluded by the end of the week and officially released in the journal Virology.
There are more than 17 scientific studies that show Ozone gas can destroy the SARS coronavirus.
Ozone is a naturally occurring gas created from oxygen atoms. The oxygen molecule comprises of 2 oxygen atoms. These oxygen molecules are broken into atoms by the corona discharge during lightning storms or by UV light from the Sun. Single oxygen atoms cannot exist alone without regrouping back into di-atomic oxygen molecules. During this recombination stage some atoms will regroup into loosely bonded tri-atomic oxygen. This new molecule is called Ozone or O3.
Ozone generators are able to make ozone from normal air and so are normally used as room disinfectants.
The antipathogenic effects of ozone have already been substantiated for several decades. Its killing action upon bacteria, viruses, fungi, and in lots of species of protozoa, serve as the foundation for its increasing use in disinfecting municipal water supplies in cities worldwide.
Typically, viruses are small, independent particles, built of crystals and macromolecules. Unlike bacteria, they multiply only within the host cell. Ozone destroys viruses by diffusing through the protein coat into the nucleic acid core, leading to damage of the viral RNA. At higher concentrations, ozone destroys the capsid or exterior protein shell by oxidation.
Numerous groups of viruses including poliovirus I and 2, human rotavruses, Norwalk virus, Parvoviruses, and Hepatitis A, B and non-A non-B are among numerous others that are vunerable to the virucidal actions of ozone.
Most research efforts on ozone's virucidal effects experience centered upon ozone's propensity to break apart lipid molecules at sites of multiple bond configuration. Indeed, once the lipid envelope of the virus is fragmented, its DNA or RNA core cannot survive.
Non-enveloped viruses (Adenoviridae, Picornaviridae, namely poliovirus, Coxsachie, Echovirus, Rhinovirus, Hepatitis A and E, and Reoviridae (Rotavirus), also have begun to be studied. Viruses that do not have an envelope are called "naked viruses." They are constituted of a nucleic acid core (made of DNA or RNA) and a nucleic acid coat, or capsid, made of protein. Ozone, however, apart from its well-recognized action upon unsaturated lipids, can also connect to certain proteins and their constituents, namely amino acids. Indeed, when ozone comes in contact with capsid proteins, protein hydroxides and protein hydroxides and protein hydroperoxides are formed. Viruses haven't any protections against oxidative stress.
The enveloped viruses are often more sensitive to physico-chemical challenges than are naked virions. Although ozone's effects upon unsaturated lipids is among its best documented biochemical action, ozone is known to connect to proteins, carbohydrates, and nucleic acids.
The new coronavirus is an enveloped virus.
There are several types of Ozone generators on the market from huge machines that costs a few thousand US Dollars to simple ones that are being sold online from shoppe, lazada etc for as low asThai Baht 350. or around US$10. They are normally used to clean vegetables etc but could also be used to disinfect small room of sizes about 25 to 30 sqm.Additionally, there are many shops and online shops in Thailand selling these ozone generators.
A portable ozone generator that are being sold online
Typically ozone generators should only be used by trained personnel as ozone is dangerous to humans. It could destroy your cells lining your mouth, nasal pathways as well as your lungs. It has the capacity to cause cell mutations and cause cancer. And for those with othe underlying disease, brief exposure to it can be dangerous.
When using the small ozone generators for small room disinfection, make sure you have a timer and never be in the room when the device is on. The machine ought to be operated with windows closed no living thing in the room including pets for approximately 10 to 15 minutes. (these small machines experience a lower ozone volume output, hence a longer time is preferred.) Usually do not go into the room for finally 3 hours and upon entering, wear a mask and open all windows and air the place for about 15 minutes first before stepping back in.
(PS: OZONE ISN'T TO BE USED TO TAKE CARE OF ANY DISEASE OR BE CONSUMED OR INHALED IN ANY WAY AS IT IT IS DANGEROUS, IT IS ONLY USED TO DISINFECT AREAS)
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