In a sense, viruses aren't exactly alive because they require a host in order to reproduce. Viruses generally remain infectious longest on hard surfaces as opposed to soft ones. So, viruses on plastic, glass, and metal do better than those on fabrics. Low sunlight, low humidity, and low temperatures extend the viability of most viruses. … Continue reading How to stay safe from germs
While this year’s flu season may have finally reached its peak, family physician Dr. Ali Ghahary, along with other healthcare professionals and organizations all across Canada, are still urging patients to take necessary precautions to avoid coming down with this common but sometimes deadly illness. The 2018/2019 flu season has been particularly harsh in comparison … Continue reading Help stop the spread of germs!