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S. Korean researchers find lactobacillus culture fluid from kimchi to be effective in virus killing Updated: 2020-09-28 13:35:24 KST

Researchers have found that a certain bacteria grown from kimchi can kill viruses.
This is according to South Korea's National Institute of Biological Resources, which started the research in April.
The researchers say it's a lactobacillus, safe for humans, and it was tested on a broad range of viruses, including the flu virus.
They say it could be a natural alternative to chemical disinfectants.
Their research was published in the international journal Pharmaceuticals.

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