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How Long Could A Human Live
NoroV Contagion: Whereas the symptoms usually begin 12 to 48 hours after ingesting the virus, there is no evidence that sick persons can become long-term carriers of the virus, but the virus can be in the stool and vomit of infected persons, from the day they start to feel ill to as long as 2 weeks after they feel better." http://www.Health.State.Mn.Us/divs/idepc/diseases/norovirus/basics.Html#duration. ...Read more
Not long: Viruses are critters which live inside cells and must have nutrients of a cell to remain alive. Most will die rapidly after leaving the body unless retained in body fluids within cells in those fluids. This takes varying times to resolve. As a general rule HIV is not transmittable casually. It needs direct tissue contact. Blood, shared needles, sex, organ transplant. ...Read more
Starvation: A starving person who is of normal weight to start and drinks fluids with some sodium and potassium can live 45-60 days without solid food, but may be comatose for the last days. Any additional sources of calories like sugars prolong survival--indeed some patients with anorexia live many months on the edge of starvation, and may ultimately die of heart rhythm problems. ...Read more
Not long!: The virus incubates in affected animal's body for apporximately 3-12 weeks. The animal has no signs of illness during this time. When it reaches the brain, the virus multiplies rapidly, passes to the salivary glands, and the raccoon begins to show signs of the disease. The infected animal usually dies within 7 days of becoming sick. It's unlikely to be infected if the animal is dead. ...Read more
ANSWER: Lice cannot survive for more than about 24-36 hours when removed from a person. Spraying furniture, carpets and bedding with an insecticide serves no real purpose other than providing some margin of psychological comfort .If anything, vacuuming carpets and furniture will remove stray lice. ...Read more
Minutes: This is a tricky question, as per how one defines death, in fact, in some cases the body might be alive ( heart, lungs ) but the person is pronounced dead due to brain death criteria. In general, once the heart has stopped, circulation stops and the brain is not getting oxygen. Approximately 4 minutes remains until brain death, after 10 minutes is considered incompatable with life as we know it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hours to days: A very short time. Don't leave home without it! ...Read more
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