The Cheerful Pessimist
- Apr 18, 2013
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Yes. And many people who live in large cities live in some kind of apartment complex. Since they are saying that expect the COVID-19 to remain active and viable in the air for a longer amount of time than they what they first thought, any place that shares ventilation or plumbing creates exposure risk.@HumanNinjaToo : The apartment one makes sense actually as most of those share the same heating and cooling ducts, so the infected air probably recirculated into the other apartments. At least where I live that would be true, as we can often smell each other's cooking due to the way the ducts are connected.
Of course, this is why you should never use a hand-dryer in any bathroom and always close the toilet lid when you flush.
On a more positive note, I read an article that claims they have more understanding of how COVID-19 affects and kills a person. It essentially robs the hemoglobin of its ability to carry O2 throughout the blood stream. This is why hydroxychloroquine is working to at least stop the damage the virus is doing. While it is an antibacterial and doesn't treat the virus per se, it does stop the life-ending effect the virus has on the hemoglobin.
EDIT: Also, taking zinc is supposed to help neutralize the damage done by large, toxic amounts of iron build-up in the bloodstream, due to the damage being caused to the function of the hemoglobin.