After years of suppression, scientists finally admit copper destroys norovirus (and so does silver)

Featured Image:  Macro of native copper about 1 ½ inches (4 cm) in size. CREDIT:“Jonathan Zander (Digon3). Derivative work: MaterialscientistSource: Wikipedia Commons.(This file is licensed under the Creative Commons-Share Alike 2.5 Generic license.

From Natural News Tuesday, October 15, 2013 by: Rebecca Winters

(NaturalNews) The highly infectious norovirus, or stomach flu bug, causes a very common illness, affecting hundreds of millions of people who come into contact with it through contaminated food, water, surfaces or other people every year. Now, scientists have discovered that copper and its more than 300 different alloys don’t just fight norovirus – copper destroys it.

Simulating contamination via touch, researchers found that norovirus could not survive on any dry surface containing more than 60% copper. . . . Read Complete Report

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