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Tips for Safely Isolating a COVID-19 Patient at Home

Air purifiers are extremely effective at filtering viruses and can help reduce potential transmission. But how can air purifiers help when a person or patient is already infected and recovering from COVID-19? What should be done to safely isolate a COVID-19 patient at home? Using HEPA Air Purifiers To Help … Read more

Hospital in Dhaka Uses Sqair Air Purifiers for COVID-19 Protection

How a hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh, quickly built COVID-19 patient isolation rooms using hospital beds, plastic cover and the Sqair HEPA air purifier. Following the COVID-19 outbreak, the CDC recommended hospitals isolate COVID-19 patients using airborne infection isolation room (AIIR). These are single person rooms with a negative air pressure … Read more

How Effective Are Air Purifiers for Virus Protection?

Peer-reviewed scientific research has shown conclusively that HEPA air purifiers capture over 99% of viruses, even viruses as small as the coronavirus. However, it’s important to remember that air purifiers are not a silver bullet for virus protection. Things to Look Out For When Using a HEPA Purifier to Protect … Read more

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Three Ways to Improve Indoor Ventilation to Combat COVID-19

Data compiled by the world health organization (WHO) shows that poor ventilation can lead to an increase in virus transmission. As such, improving ventilation indoors should be considered an important step in reducing the spread of viruses such as COVID-19. This article covers three simple steps to improve indoor ventilation … Read more

How long does COVID-19 coronavirus survive on air purifier HEPA filters

How Long can the Coronavirus Survive on HEPA Filters?

Studies have found air purifiers with HEPA filters are highly effective at filtering out COVID-19 coronavirus and even smaller viruses. But viruses can remain on surfaces for scarily long periods of time. It’s led to incredible-sounding headlines about how long viruses last. The thought of a virus stuck in an air … Read more

How to increase the dose your UV light can deliver

How to Increase the Dose Your UV Light Can Deliver

In the other article‘Common UV Lights Aren’t Great at Killing COVID-19’, we explained how much doses do we need to kill coronavirus. Also, we talked about how UV-C light kills the virus. Also, the UV light we can find in the market is too weak to kill the coronavirus. So, … Read more

The Dose of UV Light Needed to Kill Viruses is Stronger Than You Think

Common UV Lights Aren’t Great at Killing COVID-19

UV light has surfaced as a potential solution for destroying the coronavirus and other viruses alike, but are common UV lights strong enough to be effective? How much of a dose do we need? We took a careful look at the data and came up with practical guidelines.     … Read more

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