DOH says no evidence spraying, misting will kill COVID-19; cites harmful effects

MANILA, Philippines — Spraying on surfaces or misting of areas with disinfectants in fighting the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may not kill the virus, and it may also cause harm to

4/10/2020 12:29:00 PM

Spraying on surfaces or misting of areas with disinfectants in fighting the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may not kill the virus, and it may also cause harm to people. | DYgalvezinq

MANILA, Philippines — Spraying on surfaces or misting of areas with disinfectants in fighting the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may not kill the virus, and it may also cause harm to

The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday said there is no evidence to support that such practices, whether done indoors or outdoors, kill the new coronavirus that causes the disease.ADVERTISEMENTIt can also cause pathogens to be dispersed during spraying and such practices could also result in skin irritation and inhalation of chemicals.

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The DOH added that it could also cause environmental pollution. Read more: Inquirer »

DYGalvezINQ Bat ngyon lang sinabi eh 1st week plang ng quarantine may pa-mist ng nagaganap sa mga cities, nsa balita nmn yun. DYGalvezINQ parang ayaw ko na maniwala. dept. of hunghang DYGalvezINQ Ano bang problema ng DOH? hahaha. DYGalvezINQ Makikita mo talaga ang competent leader with action in this trying times. Hope voters learnt HARD lesson na.

DYGalvezINQ una ayaw magpa mass testing pangalawa pinipigilan ang mga testing lab sa marikina ngayon pati pag didis infect. mga GAGO sana kayo na mavirus kasama amo nyong batugan inutil traydor DYGalvezINQ nakakahalata na ako sa gobyerno to parang gusto na talaga patayin mga tao. lahat ng pag didisinfect ginagawa na sa buong mundo dunung dunungan na naman kayo para kayong si dutae nagmamarunong na mamatay daw ng kusa virus.

teta_limcangco DYGalvezINQ How do we kill the virus then? All other countries are doing it pre COVID you travel abroad they spray the cabin before allowing people to get off the plane. This is bad messaging DYGalvezINQ Ok, you guys said its not airborne but accdg to the WHO it may remain floating on air for few hours and you said dont wear face masks made of cloth, it wont protect you at all, but masks are now required to wear. And now this.. OK

DYGalvezINQ So Lysol is just a marketing for years and no effect? DYGalvezINQ Commom knowledge to sane people DYGalvezINQ A virus isn’t alive. DYGalvezINQ Dessolve DOH. Dito sa bansa ko na kinalalagyan ko palagi mn sila ng disinfect wala man sinabi ang ministry of health dito na hindi effective pg puksa ng virus. Hahay doh.

DYGalvezINQ Better sur thn sorry.DOH are so convoluted in thr announcements thy really need 2get thr act 2gether.1st, thy said;'only thos who feel sick shud wear masks' thn now 'every1's required 2wear masks' thn now 'misting does not kill the virus?'Peopl spit,step on sputum,crap,etc! WHEW! DYGalvezINQ Bakita ngayon lang sinabi? After all the efforts of the local government officials to disinfect every thing they could think of in order to prevent the spreading of the virus!!! JUSKO! Nakaka-disappoint! Pati ba naman ang balita/update, LATE pa din?

DYGalvezINQ Honestly, I actually didn't feel safer after going through a misting tent before buying groceries but it's better than nothing I guess. Lesson: wear as much protection possible DYGalvezINQ DOH... Dept. of HUGOT.... 😂😂😂 DYGalvezINQ DOH ano ba? UMAYOS NGA KAYO. DYGalvezINQ Know it all kasi

DYGalvezINQ Looks like he is confusing us I think he wants more people infected than saved! DYGalvezINQ So dapat washing of streets? It is being done in other countries. Pano ba dapat? Maybe fire dept. with their fire trucks should help clean the streets? DYGalvezINQ After 3 months, saka niyo sasabihin? Hindi ba ginagawa din naman ito sa ibang mga bansa?

DYGalvezINQ Wala na kong tiwala sa doh na to! Pweh! DYGalvezINQ DYGalvezINQ di kasi nagtanong sa DOH sa simula. mga expert na daw kasi sila. DYGalvezINQ Why tell only now? DYGalvezINQ Ano na naman to DOHgovph ?!!! Bleach destroys the protein or RNA of the virus on infected surfaces. DYGalvezINQ salamat at nakinig...

DYGalvezINQ Same as ”don’t wear mask if you're not sick.” Haynaku DOH. DYGalvezINQ Ang tagal na pong ginagawa yan. Bakit po ngayon nyo lang sasabihin? DYGalvezINQ Okay...they should have said so from the start. It's another waste of public money. VicoSotto officialqcmayor inaano mga efforts niyo! DOHgovph why are you always late on your advisories?

DYGalvezINQ Better do something than do nothing.

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