Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Filter could curb airborne spread of COVID-19 virus

A filter made from polymer nanothreads blew three kinds of commercial masks out of the water by capturing 99.9% of coronavirus aerosols in an experiment.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Box fan air cleaner greatly reduces virus transmission

Improved ventilation can lower the risk of transmission of the COVID-19 virus, but large numbers of decades-old public school classrooms lack adequate ventilation systems. A systematic modeling study of simple air cleaners ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

5 tips for ventilation to reduce COVID risk at home and work

As many of us return to the office, and congregate indoors over dinner and drinks during the summer holidays, we need to think about ventilation to minimize the indoor spread of COVID-19.

Immunology

Avoid allergy flare-ups this holiday season

(HealthDay)—Doctors are warning about the threat of COVID-19 transmission as cold weather forces people indoors. But indoor allergies could also take the joy out of your holiday season, an expert says.

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