Many alcoholic spirits are capable of destroying the coronavirus. Photo: Shutterstock Many alcoholic spirits are capable of destroying the coronavirus. Photo: Shutterstock
Many alcoholic spirits are capable of destroying the coronavirus. Photo: Shutterstock

Why whisky could kill the coronavirus (but drinking it won’t work)

  • The virus that causes Covid-19 appears more vulnerable than Sars, which means a 40 per cent solution, typically found in alcoholic spirits, can be enough to destroy it
  • Researchers stress that downing shots is not recommended but strong liquor could be used as an emergency sanitiser

Topic |   Health in China
Many alcoholic spirits are capable of destroying the coronavirus. Photo: Shutterstock Many alcoholic spirits are capable of destroying the coronavirus. Photo: Shutterstock
Many alcoholic spirits are capable of destroying the coronavirus. Photo: Shutterstock
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