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* Newsletter April 2020
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The coronavirus COVID-19 currently determines our daily life.
In this newsletter we would like to explain why washing your hands is so important and we will give you some more advice.
- The COVID-19 virus is a protein molecule surrounded by a protective layer of fat. When this protein is absorbed by cells of the mucous membrane of the eye, nose or mouth, the genetic code (mutation) changes and turns into aggressive cells that multiply quickly.
- The virus (protein molecule) is not killed but falls apart. The time it takes to disintegrate depends on the temperature, humidity and the material it is on.
- The virus is very weak, all it protects is a layer of fat. Therefore, any soap and detergent is good to brake it up. The foam of the soap dissolves the fat layer (therefore, you should wash your hands for at least 30 seconds to get foam on your hands). When the fat layer breaks down, the protein molecule falls apart.
- Heat makes the layer of fat soft and makes it melt, so it is good to wash your hands with warm water (at least 25 degrees Celsius). Also when you wash and clean your clothes, you should use warm water. In addition, you get more foam if you wash your hands with warm water.
- Alcohol, with a percentage of 65% or more, dissolves any fat and is therefore good to use.
- A mixture of 1 part of chlorine and 5 parts of water will immediately disintegrate the protein molecule.
- Antibiotics don´t help.
- The virus stays on clothing for 4 hours, on paper and wood for 24 hours, on metal 2 days and on plastic 3 days.
- The protein molecules of the virus are stable in the cold. They also like moisture, especially in the dark. That is why it is important to have dry, warm air and lots of light in your home. The virus does not like the sun. So when the weather gets warmer it is important to spend as much time as possible in the sun.
- It is important to ventilate your house well.
- Wash your hands before and after you touch your eyes, nose and mouth and after you touch food, locks, remote control, your phone, watch, computer, etc.
- Make sure your hands are well hydrated and you have short nails.
- Take extra vitamins C, D3 and Zinc to keep your resistance as good as possible.
If you have any questions, you can call our centre.
Our opening hours are from 10am to 2pm.
Specialists are available for emergencies.
- Dr. Manio Maravich, the neurologist, will be present on April 2nd , 2020.
- Dr. Pedro Chinchuretta, the cardiologist, is available for consultations by phone or Skype. If you want to speak to him you can call our center.
For more information or to make an appointment you can contact us on 952 532 065 or email@example.com.