When You Have a Cold Is the Cure Copper?

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Can copper cut a cold? That’s the claim of this copper rod sold online. You are supposed to place it at the base of your nose and it claims to kill bacteria and viruses. Dermatologist Dr. Sonia Batra shares that there is some data in hospitals that shows surfaces with copper are less conducive to infection and disrupt microbes, but should you stick a copper rod up your nose?

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