Asked in Sanitization and Germs, Microbiology
Does vinegar kill bacteria?
Yes, vinegar DOES kill many bacteria and viruses, including many very dangerous ones that can be in food such as E. Coli O157:H7. It is probably good to use in the kitchen and other places that you may be worried about harsher chemicals like bleach getting into food. ...
Asked in Immune System
Why do antibodies work to kill bacteria but not viruses?
Antibodies within the body fight both bacteria and viruses. Antibiotics kill bacteria and not viruses. Antibiotics do not fight viruses because viruses are not alive. ...
Why are antibiotics effective against bacteria but not viruses?
because antibiotics Kill BACTERIA only and cant kill viruses. Viruses are different pathogens. ...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases
Why can't anti-bacterial stuff kill viruses?
Anitbiotics cannot kill viruses, because viruses are not alive to begin with. Viruses cannot reproduce on their own, so they are not classified as living organisms, and you can't kill something that isn't alive. ...