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Name: David O.
Status: Other
Age: 40s
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Date: 2001


Question:
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?



Replies:
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.

vanhoeck



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