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How Long Does SARS-CoV-2 Last on Surfaces? What We Know COVID-19

 It’s on everybody’s mind, to some extent, right now. If a surface is contaminated with the SARS-CoV-2virus, how long does it pose a risk of infection? The virus is thought to mainly spread through respiratory droplets. These are produced in a cloud when a person coughs or sneezes, or even talks. Some potentially-virus-laden droplets might end up getting breathed in by other people in the vicinity. But many of them end up landing on objects like door handles or water faucets.  When that happens, infectious disease experts refer to that door handle as a fomite. And if a person then touches the fomite while the virus is still infectious, they can then spread it to new surfaces, or actually infect themselves. Fomites aren’t just for viruses -- any type of pathogen can create fomites -- but we’re talking about viruses… obvious reasons. The good news is that SARS-CoV-2 virus particles don't last forever -- or even all that long. Eventually, the protein coat that allows the virus to actu

Daily Dietary Guidelines

Issuer: National Health Administration, Ministry of Health and Welfare The 107 edition of the "Daily Dietary Guidelines" not only aims to prevent nutrient deficiencies (70% DRIs), but also refers to the latest epidemiological research results, taking into consideration dietary principles to reduce the risk of cardiovascular metabolic diseases and cancer, It is recommended to use the appropriate proportion of the three major nutrients (protein 10-20%, lipid 20-30%, sugar (carbohydrate) 50-60%). Based on the principle of empirical nutrition, try to calculate the composition of various diets, and finally put forward dietary recommendations suitable for most people in China. This edition of the Daily Dietary Guide covers six categories of food: whole grains, beans, fish, eggs, meat, dairy products, vegetables, fruits, fats, and nuts and seeds; and proposes portions for 7 types of calorie requirements. by Our Healh Guides