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Copper’s Virus-Killing Powers Were Known Even to the Ancients.  Smithsonian Magazine.  Jim Morrison.  August, 2020.    Copper’s Virus-Killing Powers Were Known Even to the Ancients.   The SARS-CoV-2 virus endures for days on plastic or metal but disintegrates soon after landing on copper surfaces. Here’s why

Copper could make hospital rooms cleaner, SC researcher finds, yet change is slow. By Mary Katherine Wildeman  Jul 13, 2019


WHO World Health Organization.  Healthcare-Associated Infections Fact Sheet.

 Your hospital bed is probably full of deadly germs. By Betsy McCaughey

Hospitals Should Learn About Copper's Unsuspected Health Properties.  By William Keevil 

Antimicrobial Copper: The solution to Superbugs?
  By Michael Norden, Paul Herscu

Why is Copper so Good at Killing Super Bugs?  Copper's health benefits have been known for ages

On average, hospitalized older patients spend just 43 minutes a day standing or walking.   The Under-recognized Epidemic of Low Mobility During Hospitalization of Older Adults.   Cynthia J. Brown MD, MSPH 

 Paging Doctor Copper: Metal Wins Fans in Health Care.  Copper is used in everything from automobiles to air conditioners, but it has one property that makes it especially attractive for medical uses: It kills bacteria WSJ  By Stephanie Yang   July 25, 2016

Antimicrobial Copper Surfaces for the Reduction of HAIs in Intensive Care Settings.  Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health.  

Hospital's Use of Copper Surfaces Helped it Reduce Healthcare-Associated Infections.  Healthcare Facilities Management. November 2016

The bacteria-fighting super element that’s making a comeback in hospitals: copper
The Washington Post.  By Lena H. SunSeptember 20, 2015


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