One valuable lesson that I learned from reading so much Sci-fi in my youth is that, when the universe is threatened by an alien invasion, the way to deal with it is to identify and destroy the source.
Citizens rejoice! I will save you.
I found the source of the virus and I have isolated all remaining supplies in my chambers. Over the coming days, I intend to eradicate all traces of this evil liquid.
Now, where’s that bottle-opener?