Flu virus is protected by mucus when airborne, regardless of humidity

Posted by on June 7, 2018 12:25 pm
Categories: health

Mucus and other airway secretions that are expelled when a person with the flu coughs or exhales appear to protect the virus when it becomes airborne, regardless of humidity levels, a creative experiment discovered. The results refute long-standing studies that indicated the influenza virus degrades and is inactivated sooner as the humidity increases.

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