Anthrax and Ionisers ?

Date: Fri Oct 12 2001 - 15:34:48 MDT

       I have long known about the use of Ionisers for anti-bacterial use but
have resently read some conflicting information about them. (wont go into
       I was under the impression that a negative Ion generating Ioniser will
kill bacteria and some or most viruses. Also that bacteria cannot grow in the
presence of negative Ions.
       The question is:
       Will an Ioniser kill Anthrax spores ?
       Will breathing Ionised air prevent inhaled spores changing and
producing toxins in the lungs ?.

       If the answer to the first isYes to the first then it would provide a
usefull tool for the 'disinfection' of effected areas where spores may be
dormant, without using a scorched earth approach. It would also give us a
preventative tool if used in areas of possible spore release.
       I realise that the second is at most a long shot, but I think it could
have legs.
Obviously if the answer to both is no then, hey what the hell, at least the
grey matter is trying to find solutions to a very big problem. Does anyone
know of research into Ionisers and antibacterial effectiveness ?


Thought: The first Jihad was called against the nights Templar during the
crusades. This was because their mission was to destroy Islam, introduce
Christianity and reclaim the holyland.
So: How can the Taliban call for a Jihad when this is clearly
Christians,Muslims,Jews, every other religion and every other belief group
against Terroism NOT Islam ?.

DO they not get it or something, or do they think that all other muslims are
stupid enough to jump on their misguided band wagon just before it goes over
the cliff ?.

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