Items you will need to kill the COVID-19 Coronavirus and SARS-CoV-2. These are many items preppers will find easy to get.
Dr. Van Dyken discusses how to keep your home safe from SARS-cov-2, or COVID-19. She discusses the cleaning agents that work, the ones that don’t, and what to do if your store is sold out of the name brand products.
The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, or SARS-coV-2. Just to be clear, SARS-cov-2 to refers to the virus, and the illness that that virus causes is called COVID-19.
Recommendations from the CDC regarding household cleaning and disinfection – specifically in relation to the spread of novel coronavirus COVID-19. They recommend routine cleaning of frequently touched surfaces with household cleaners followed by a disinfectant.
The CDC and WHO (World Health Organization) recommend a hand sanitizer that has is at least 60% alcohol in order to kill the novel coronavirus. Quit a few are not at least 60% alcohol. Are all of your local stores sold out of the good hand sanitizer? You can make your own. Use a reputable recipe, like this on from WHO. Basically, they mix 99.9% isopropyl alcohol, 3% hydrogen peroxide and glycerol in a certain ratio, giving you a final product of hand sanitizer that is 75% alcohol.
The WHO homemade hand sanitizer recipe was tested against the SARS and MERS coronaviruses and found to be very effective. According to these researchers, they expect a similar effect against COVID-19.
This is advice from Dr. Van Dyken, The CDC and the WHO. I am just passing it along. Please use these items at your own risk.
Another agent has been shown to be very effective against coronaviruses is Hydrogen peroxide. It was shown to be effective with a concentration as low as 0.5% when left on for one minute.