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Drinking water every 15 minutes can prevent coronavirus?

Issuing time:2020-03-22 14:31Source:BBCLink:

Professor Trudie Lang at theUniversity of Oxford says there is "no biological mechanism" thatwould support the idea that you can just wash a respiratory virus down intoyour stomach and kill it.

Infections like coronaviruses enterthe body via the respiratory tract when you breathe in. Some of them might gointo your mouth, but even constantly drinking water isn't going to prevent youfrom catching the virus.