Scientists: Greasy hair help to protect against coronavirus

Scientists have argued about how long the coronavirus can live on the hair.

According to the head of the Institute of global health at Yale University Saad Omer, a dangerous virus does not live on porous surfaces like hair as long as on smooth — for example, steel.

meanwhile, Dr. Adam Friedman from the School of medicine and public health George Washington believes that the life expectancy COVID-19 on the head depends on the structure of the hair and external factors.

At the same time, according to the dermatologist, to strengthen the protection against infection allow the natural oils on the scalp. They serve as a barrier that traps harmful bacteria and does not allow them to remain for the hair, reports Yahoo News. Therefore, “a little greasy” hair wash said the expert.

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