Why is Soap so Effective against CV19 ?

One tip that has been going around from the beginning of the crisis is that of washing hands with soap.

Soapy water destabilizes the components that hold the virus together and removes it from your skin. 

Based on soap science, soap doesn't need to have any antibacterial additives to make it effective. Its important to wash your hands with soap for at least 20 seconds to allow the soap to break down the lipids that hold the virus together. Breaking these lipids breaks up the virus which can then be washed away.

Any soap, regular or artisan will kill the virus. Soaps are categorised as Ionic and non ionic. Ionic soaps are made using common surfactants are more efficient whereas non ionic soaps are milder on the skin.

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