The Lifespan Of Coronavirus In The Body Depends On The Water We Drink, Claims Scientists

Updated at: Aug 05, 2020
The Lifespan Of Coronavirus In The Body Depends On The Water We Drink, Claims Scientists

Drink warm water daily to fight off coronavirus. As per scientists, the higher is the temperature of drinking water, the lesser is COVID-19 lifespan.

Chanchal Sengar
LatestWritten by: Chanchal SengarPublished at: Aug 05, 2020

Can you believe if we say that water can kill coronavirus? If that’s true, this virus wouldn’t have survived for so long as drinking water is mandatory for living. Since the outbreak happened, this virus has been keeping scientists on their toes as they strive hard to find as many details about this deadly virus considering the alarming rate of infection. Now the new theory they have proposed is that the COVID-19 virus can be killed by water! As per Russian scientists, the temperature of the water is strongly correlated with the lifespan of the novel coronavirus. Find more details below.

How is water consumption and coronavirus related?

While most of the medical research groups are busy finding the cure to this virus and developing a vaccine, Russian scientists have found that water is the weak spot of COVID-19.

As per a report by a Russian news agency, researchers from VECTOR State Research Center of Virology and Biotechnology in Novosibirsk, Siberia have successfully established the link between the temperature of water and coronavirus. According to them, drinking room temperature water can inhibit the growth of the COVID-19 virus.

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The temperature of the water is important

While boiling water is found to kill the virus immediately, it is not practically possible to drink boiling water. You can sip on hot immunity-boosting kadha like ayush kwath instead. Drinking warm water or room temperature water can kill 90% of the virus and the remaining dies within 72 hours. 

However, this theory doesn’t work in seawater or chlorinated water. Treated water cannot kill the water but the virus doesn’t multiply either. In a nutshell, the temperature and nature of water are directly related to the lifespan of the novel coronavirus.

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This doesn’t mean that drinking only plain water helps. Other immunity-boosting drinks such as herbal teas, juices, etc. need to be taken along to strengthen the immune system. Water kills the virus and immunity boosters build up your defense against its remains.

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