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Does copper kill germs? Yes, it’s effective against COVID-19 within 4 hours

While you may think that antiseptic wipes or sprays are necessary to kill germs, there’s actually a metal that kills germs on contact — no cleaning supplies necessary.

Believe it or not, the use of copper for health purposes dates all the way back to Ancient Egypt, and scientists today are still learning about the amazing benefits of copper. Here’s what you need to know. 

Copper does kill germs

Copper has antimicrobial properties, meaning it can kill microorganisms like bacteria and viruses. However, the microorganism has to come in contact with the copper in order for it to be killed. This is referred to as “contact killing.”

Metal Tiger Plc (LON:MTR) is a London Stock Exchange AIM-listed investing company primarily focused on undervalued natural resource opportunities.

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