Mouthwash could kill coronavirus in matter of 30 seconds, new study indicates


There may be a new way to effectively kill coronavirus, and it might be found in the basic toiletries you have at home. A recent study showed that mouthwash may effectively kill coronavirus in the mouth in just a matter of 30 seconds.

Research by Cardiff University, which has not yet been peer-reviewed, showed promising indicators that a mouthwash that has 0.07 percent cetypyridinium chloride (CPC) may combat the virus. The study noted that it could kill the virus in just 30 seconds.

The researchers made the tests at the university laboratory. They tried to mimic the conditions of an individual’s oropharynx passage. They then used mouthwash to see if it would be able to kill the virus.