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Citriodiol-based spray can help protect against Covid-19, says MoD lab – The Guardian

DSTL reports ‘some loss of virus’ using bug repellent, but unclear how much difference it makes



A naturally derived mosquito repellent that was given to British soldiers in April is effective at providing protection against Covid-19, defence scientists have said.
But it is unclear whether the spray would make any practical difference beyond frequent hand-washing and the use of alcohol-based hand sanitisers and personal protective equipment in insulating against the virus.
The Ministry of Defence released an eight-page paper from the Porton Down-based Defence Science and Technology Lab (D…

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