Tag: germs and viruses

When can we stop worrying about germs and viruses and just live?

When can we stop worrying about germs and viruses and just live? Covid-19 changed the way many of us thought about viruses and bacteria, but not in a good way. We need different types of bacteria in our gut to properly digest food and stay healthy.   Bacteria and viruses are not only a part of our environment but we have adapted over thousands of years to benefit from what they do. True, some viruses and bacteria can make us very ill, but that is rare. What is not normal is to reduce our exposure through over sanitization of surfaces.   The Read More »