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With one type of immunity, called sterilizing immunity, the virus never gets a chance to begin replicating and never infects a cell.
WE STILL DON’T KNOW WHAT COVID-19 IMMUNITY MEANS OR HOW LONG IT LASTSERIN GARCIA DE JESUSOCTOBER 19, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
When you’re able to do that and you can sterilize the environment, you’re going to have a better opportunity with a smaller group like that to limit the spread of the virus.
THE NBA BUBBLE WAS A ONE-OF-A-KIND COVID-19 SUCCESS STORYKATE BAGGALEYOCTOBER 15, 2020POPULAR SCIENCE
Banks were ordered to sterilize notes using either heat or UV light and then store the notes for 14 days before releasing the money into circulation.
COVID-19 CAN SURVIVE UP TO 28 DAYS ON PHONE SCREENS AND MONEY, NEW RESEARCH SHOWSEAMONBARRETTOCTOBER 12, 2020FORTUNE
The most extreme example was where the polio vaccine was said to be a plot to sterilize women in Nigeria in 2003.
WHEN BILL GATES THINKS WE’LL HAVE A COVID-19 VACCINE—AND WHY THAT WON’T BE THE END OF THE PANDEMICCLEAF2013SEPTEMBER 21, 2020FORTUNE
When scientists figured out an efficient way to tweak a fruit fly’s natural DNA, reported in 1982, hopes rose for genetically sterilizing male pest insects.
GENETICALLY MODIFIED MOSQUITOES HAVE BEEN OK’D FOR A FIRST U.S. TEST FLIGHTSUSAN MILIUSAUGUST 22, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Having the jars, covers, and rings in perfect condition, the next thing is to wash and sterilize them.
CANNED FRUIT, PRESERVES, AND JELLIES: HOUSEHOLD METHODS OF PREPARATIONMARIA PARLOA
If bottles are employed, be very careful to sterilize both bottles and corks.
CANNED FRUIT, PRESERVES, AND JELLIES: HOUSEHOLD METHODS OF PREPARATIONMARIA PARLOA
In canning sauce fill the jars with the hot sauce and sterilize 12 minutes in hot-water bath.
A LITTLE PRESERVING BOOK FOR A LITTLE GIRLAMY WATERMAN
If soft ripe, sterilize 16 minutes in hot-water bath; if flesh is very firm, 25 minutes.
A LITTLE PRESERVING BOOK FOR A LITTLE GIRLAMY WATERMAN
Then keep up a temperature that will allow the food to boil quietly for a period long enough to cook it soft and sterilize it.
WOMAN'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY OF COOKERY, VOL. 5WOMAN'S INSTITUTE OF DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES

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