October 4, 2005
Germ Killing Tissues
The Sun Online (UK) reports on a new tissue that kilss 99.9% of cold and flu viruses by Kleenex. According to the Sun Online,
Makers Kleenex say that within 15 minutes of a sneeze it zaps nearly all the 15,000 germs held in a hanky — and so stops them spreading.
The three-ply tissue is impregnated with citric acid and the common chemical sodium lauryl sulphate.
These work together to destroy the “overcoat” of a virus which allows it to exist outside the body for 24 hours.
Thanks to the Huffington Post for this cite. [bm]
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