They get it and transmit it. They have ACE2 receptors, which SARS-COV-2 targets. And just like adults, they have a thermal plume wafting SARS-COV-2 up to you. Basically, our body’s own heat forms a never-ending plume of air movement upwards… Read More »Regarding putting these in classroom – I thought kids don’t transmit CoVid?
Sure, they are. They have to be to enable you to breathe. But – if you catch CoVid, you literally drown in the mucus created in your lungs. Speaking of drowning – your lungs process over 2,000 gallons of air,… Read More »But my lungs are tough! (A quick discussion of how much work your lus do )
Yes – it removes aerosols from the air. How well does it work? Very well. “It is the most cost effective purifier on the chart.” – this evaluation is from Dr. Zaatari, who regularly publishes an easy-to-understand chart that simplifies… Read More »Does the Corsi/Rosenthal Box work?
Because they have been studied, and found to be very effective at removing aerosols from the air: Classrooms: “…our study shows that box fan air cleaners can serve as an effective low-cost alternative for mitigating airborne transmission risks in poorly ventilated… Read More »How do I know air cleaners even work?
Won’t a portable air filter (cleaner) just move the air with contaminated aerosols around to infect more people?
Per Dr. Poppendieck “I actually love this question because it shows the person has thought about what we intuitively understand about our indoor environment. We generally don’t feel the air move indoors. Humans can sense air movement down to about… Read More »Won’t a portable air filter (cleaner) just move the air with contaminated aerosols around to infect more people?
SARS-COV-2, the virus that causes CoVid, is actually carried by respiratory aerosols. Portable air cleaners (also called air purifiers and air filters), work by pulling air through high-quality filters. As the air cleaner pulls air in with the fan contained… Read More »Why use an air cleaner? The air doesn’t look dirty, and I can breathe easily?!