Blood, Viruses, and Heat
Name: David O.
In the study of viruses, I have heard reference to
destroying a virus with heat. My question is, how hot can you heat
blood to destroy a virus, and how hot will heat destroy the blood?
Your body already does that for you-its called a fever. However your body's
enzyme systems cannot withstand a rise in temperature beyond about 106-107
degrees F. This is what happens when you get heat stroke. So this is
probably not a viable option.
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