- Now scientists said – Corona is airborne virus, it can avoid
- Spend less time in crowded, closed ventilation areas
Jul 12, 2020, 06:06 AM IS
Washington. Scientists are claiming that the corona virus can also spread in the air. It can spread to a place equal to the average length of a room and stay in the air for about three hours. The biggest danger is in such closed places where there is more congestion and ventilation problems. Significantly, 239 scientists from 32 countries have told WHO that corona virus is also spread through air. The WHO has also said that this apprehension cannot be ruled out.
Aerosol specialist Dr. Linse die of the US University of Research Virginia Tech is among the researchers who claimed that the virus could spread in the air. Dr. Linsey says that ‘it is not yet clear how and how much these tiny particles in the air spread compared to droplets released by sneezes or coughs.’ She states that ‘aerosol is released even when a person without symptoms breathes, talks.
If you are worried about getting an airborne virus, then protect it
- Spend less time in crowded places. Stay more in places with ventilation.
- If you are going to a closed place then try to keep a mask on in the indoor space as well. Keep windows and doors open in shops and offices etc.
- Masks made of cloth can also reduce the risk of airborne virus but only when more and more people use it. By the way, try to apply a mask of good quality.
- Upgrade filters to home, car or office ACs. If there is congestion, set the AC setting to outdoor air, turn off the recirculated air setting.
- Increase the use of good quality air purifiers in offices and large buildings.
- Use ultraviolet lights in the indoor space to eliminate the virus.
- Use a face shield with a mask in a crowded place. This will increase security.
Patients without symptoms are more dangerous in this situation
Put glasses on exit. Where centralized AC is running and crowded, there is a high possibility of virus in the air. If an infected person coughs and sneezes and there is air, then the person nearby may be at risk of infection. In this case, wear a mask. Patients without symptoms may be more dangerous under these conditions.
– Prof. Arun Sharma, Community Medicine, University College of Medical Sciences.
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