No, drinking alcohol does not protect you from SARS-CoV-2 infection.
The most common cause of death in people infected with a virus is from respiratory tract infection. However, there are many other causes that can lead to death.
Does drinking alcohol prevent the spread of Coronavirus?
Alcohol can kill the virus but with a very high concentration which clearly not in your body. So, drinking alcohol does not help protect you from SARS-CoV-2 infection.
In this article, we will discuss some possible ways that you could reduce your risk of getting sick by consuming alcohol.
What does it mean when someone drinks too much?
Alcohol has been shown to increase the amount of viral DNA present on surfaces and thus increases the chances of spreading viruses like influenza or SARS.
This means that if you drink alcohol, then you may be more likely to get sick.
How do I know this?
There are two types of viruses:
+ Viruses which infect cells
+ Virus which infects bacteria
When these viruses enter cells, they use their genetic material as building blocks to make new viruses.
These viruses need to replicate inside cells.
They also require energy so they must find an external source of energy. For example, one type of virus needs oxygen to survive while another requires carbohydrates (sugars) to survive.
If you have ever had flu symptoms after drinking, then you should probably avoid drinking any alcoholic beverages at all.
An alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Alcohol and other drinking should always be consumed in moderation. For those people who do not drink alcohol should not start drinking in an attempt to prevent Covid-19 infection.