Copper in Australia - The Oligodynamic Effect
Using the oligodynamic effect to fight germs and pathogens, including bacteria, fungi and viruses such as COVID-19, E.Coli, Salmonella and many more.
Copper has been exploited for health purposes since ancient times - but a lack of knowledge and perceived cost issues could be holding back the fight against the superbugs.
An important part of life for many is public transport, which has been flagged as high risk of disease outbreak. There are some simple steps commuters can keep in mind - but there are also somethings government and transport bodies can do too.
Researchers and engineers at Purdue University have demonstrated that a laser treatment technique can be used to alter the surface of copper, increasing the antimicrobial properties so that it is able to "immediately kill of super-bugs such as MRSA."