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Can viruses be killed?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger answered

Specializes in Ophthalmology

Yes: Your body has significant anti-viral defenses and most viral illnesses are short lived due to this ability, there are some drugs for some viruses, particularly the herpes family. Viruses are biological and can frequently be killed outside of a body with uv light, heat, and many chemicals.

Answered 3/1/2020

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