petroglyph
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March 28th, 2020 at 1:02:51 AM permalink
What kind of precautions are you taking besides just washing your hands to help prevent Corona virus from infecting you? Today I rolled our shoes over and sprayed the bottoms of them with a bleach solution.

Any suggestions to keep the virus out of our houses?
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March 28th, 2020 at 3:27:30 AM permalink
Quote: petroglyph

What kind of precautions are you taking besides just washing your hands to help prevent Corona virus from infecting you? Today I rolled our shoes over and sprayed the bottoms of them with a bleach solution.

Any suggestions to keep the virus out of our houses?




The shoes angle is an excellent one. Think of all the crap on your shoes. And I have always worn my shoes into the house. I won't anymore, even when this is all over. Shoes are going to stay outside, AND get sprayed.

You might want to just get undressed, take a shower, and toss your clothes in the washer, every time you come home. Might as well. Can't hurt.
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March 28th, 2020 at 4:43:15 AM permalink
I'm not a vitamin person, but I went out and got some with immune boosters. I avoided high dosage ones, just got lower dosage ones. That and pledging to keep my exercise program regular and not skip. Which is also to benefit the immune system.
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March 28th, 2020 at 5:07:11 AM permalink
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I'm not a vitamin person, but I went out and got some with immune boosters. I avoided high dosage ones, just got lower dosage ones. That and pledging to keep my exercise program regular and not skip. Which is also to benefit the immune system.

Why do you think vitamin supplements will help with Corona or whatever else? How do you know it actually won't do more harm than good?

Vitamins helping with colds and whatnot is total nonsense.

The vitamin industry is such a big scam.
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March 28th, 2020 at 5:52:14 AM permalink
Quote: bobbartop

The shoes angle is an excellent one. Think of all the crap on your shoes. And I have always worn my shoes into the house. I won't anymore, even when this is all over. Shoes are going to stay outside, AND get sprayed.

You might want to just get undressed, take a shower, and toss your clothes in the washer, every time you come home. Might as well. Can't hurt.



Coronavirus comes from touching surfaces that infected people touched. Are there many places you step that people are touching the floor with their bare hands?
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March 28th, 2020 at 6:47:23 AM permalink
SURFACES: People do spit on sidewalks though.

Immune Systems: Careful. You want to avoid taking IRON. Viruses love iron, so you want to take ZINC.
VITAMINS C, D-3, A would be critical. For ANY pathogen, the mot important factor is host nutrition. Pathogens mutate and they become more virulent in a weakened host.

A wet but clean hand will transmit more pathogens than a dirty but dry hand.





































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March 28th, 2020 at 6:48:06 AM permalink
Quote: darkoz

Coronavirus comes from touching surfaces that infected people touched. Are there many places you step that people are touching the floor with their bare hands?



That is not 100% accurate. You can not get corona but touching the virus. The virus must be introduced into your system by breathing it or getting it into your system by touching your eyes, nose, or mouth.

I think the lesson is to keep your feet out of your mouth.
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March 28th, 2020 at 7:21:05 AM permalink
Wash my hands regularly.

Avoid any in person contact.

Wash my clothes whenever I have to go out.

I am an introvert, and a germaphobe, so basically do what I normally do...

Stock handsanitizer and disifencting wipes and sprays in all vehicles and keep a bottle of hand sanitizer in your pocket or on your belt. (I have done this for years anyway).

I hate crowds, I hate people close to me, and I hate touching common surfaces, so I pretty much do all of the precautions already.


Your point about shoes is a good one. If possible you should take off shoes and clothes in the garage and spray them down before bringing them in to wash them.
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March 28th, 2020 at 7:38:25 AM permalink
Quote: FleaStiff

SURFACES: People do spit on sidewalks though.

Immune Systems: Careful. You want to avoid taking IRON. Viruses love iron, so you want to take ZINC.
VITAMINS C, D-3, A would be critical. For ANY pathogen, the mot important factor is host nutrition. Pathogens mutate and they become more virulent in a weakened host.

A wet but clean hand will transmit more pathogens than a dirty but dry hand.




I agree with this post, everything. I'd add vitamin K.
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March 28th, 2020 at 7:51:02 AM permalink
Shoes stay outside.

I am aware of people spitting on the ground mainly because, when I work out outside, I spit more than just about anyone.

When we pick up groceries, we wipe down those going into the freezer or fridge. Everything else gets put in a plastic tub in the garage, where it can sit for a week or whenever. We'll rub it down before we bring it into the house, but at least most of the viruses should be gone by that time.
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