Can Air Purifiers Filter Out the Coronavirus?

Yes! Air purifiers with HEPA filters can capture viruses including the COVID-19 coronavirus. However air purifiers still can’t be a complete solution for protecting against COVID-19, here are some things you should be aware of:

a) If you’re using your air purifier in your home, it’s unlikely you’ll get infected in this environment anyway.
b) For offices and other communal spaces, air purifiers may help more at filtering out the coronavirus from the air.
c) Air purifiers can filter COVID-19, but they cannot be a replacement for proper hygiene and regular hand washing.

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