Can a Portable Air Cleaner Protect You From COVID?
Joseph Allen, DSc, Assistant Professor of Exposure Assessment Science and Director, Healthy Buildings Program, Harvard University.
Shelly Miller, PhD, environmental engineer, University of Colorado-Boulder.
Linsey Marr, PhD, professor of civil and environmental engineering, Virginia Tech.
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Home Appliance Manufacturers Association: “Air Quality Facts.”
California Air Resources Board: “California Certified Air Cleaning Devices”.
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CNET: “Best air purifiers for 2020: Dyson, Coway, Molekule and more”, “Do air purifiers protect against COVID-19? What about the smoke from forest fires? “
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Mayo Clinic: “Can a Home Air Purification System Protect You Against COVID-19?”
NPR: “Coronavirus FAQ: How can I protect myself if the coronavirus can persist in the air?” “Coronavirus FAQs: Is it a Good Idea to Buy an Air Filter for My Home?”
The conversation: “How to use ventilation and air filtration to prevent the spread of coronavirus indoors.”
Vox: “The coronavirus is in the air. Here’s how to get it out. “
MD Anderson Cancer Center: “Can Air Purifiers Protect You From COVID-19?”
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NBC News: “Fauci calls Amy Coney Barrett’s ceremony at Rose Garden a ‘super-spreader’. “
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