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Poor Ventilation May Lead to Higher Virus Infection Rates

Offices and the workplace can be breeding grounds for viruses such as COVID-19. In this article, we’ll present data that shows how improving office ventilation and airflow may lower the spread of viruses like the coronavirus in the workplace. Evidence of how Office Ventilation Affects Disease and Virus Transmission There’s … Read more

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COVID-19 Lockdown Slashes PM2.5 in India’s 6 Biggest Cities

Recent news reported that the coronavirus lockdown is causing dramatic reduction in air pollution across India due to coronavirus lockdown. This is good news for lungs across the subcontinent, since Indian cities often make news as some of the most polluted in the world. Some cities average PM2.5 ten times … Read more

Sanitizing Masks With Alcohol Degrades Performance

With mask shortages during the coronavirus outbreak, some doctors are sanitizing masks with alcohol so they can re-use them. But this raises questions about whether alcohol actually works and whether it degrades the masks.   Does Alcohol Kill Viruses? The research on alcohol is clear. Alcohol kills viruses. Technically, viruses aren’t … Read more

Can UV Light Disinfect Face Masks?

While masks are in short supply during the coronavirus pandemic, the shortage is prompting people to ask if UV light disinfects masks. This is a critical question for frontline healthcare workers, as they scramble for ways to safely re-use masks.    Here’s the problem. We know that UV-C light kills … Read more

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Does Microwaving Masks Disinfect Viruses?

With masks in short supply, many people are being forced to re-use masks. That means the idea of microwaving masks has gone from a crazy-sounding idea to a critically practical question. Does Microwaving Masks Deactivate The Coronavirus? Another reason this question is critical: Smart Air tests found that washing N95 … Read more

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