Interaction of Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles with Influenza Virus

A study done by Novosibirsk State University observed the interaction of Titanium Dioxide nanoparticles with the influenza virus. They believe that finding substances and methods to eliminate pathogenic microorganisms, that are also safe for humans and the environment is an essential factor in the health and epidemic safety of the population. Their research found that Titanium Dioxide is effective at destroying the influenza virus after a 30 minute incubation period.