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Germs are found all around us. How long do they live without a host and do they really make us sick?

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine

In brief: Depends on germ

It depends on the germ. Some germs are very resistant to the environmental conditions they abide in (such as anxtrax germs or tetanus spores), whereas others are very fragile, such as HIV virus or syphilis bug and can only live in a live host.

In brief: Depends on germ

It depends on the germ. Some germs are very resistant to the environmental conditions they abide in (such as anxtrax germs or tetanus spores), whereas others are very fragile, such as HIV virus or syphilis bug and can only live in a live host.
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