Hands, face, space. These are the three tools available to everyday citizens to prevent the spread of COVID-19; the simple actions of washing your hands, covering your face with masks and keeping 2m space between you and others. But what if we have been missing another tool that the everyday pandemic survivor could be using to prevent infections? In simple terms, the disease progression of COVID-19 goes like this; viral particles enter your upper airways via the nose (the primary site of COVID-19 infection ) and mouth and are trapped by the mucus covering your airways. The virus may then...
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