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Viruses in the air

Text and voice by Linsey Marr, Professor, Virginia Tech. On twitter: @linseymarr Animations and editing by Marina Vance, Assistant Professor, University of Colorado Boulder. On twitter: @marinavance When we breathe, talk, laugh, cough, or sneeze, we release droplets into the air. Some of these are microscopic and can remain floating in the air for an […]

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Disinfectants and COVID-19

By: Delphine Farmer (@ChemDelphine) and Marina Vance (@marinavance) With growing concerns over Coronavirus, more people are turning to the power of disinfectants to clean surfaces – and that is giving rise to a new set of indoor chemistry. While ordinary soap is surprisingly effective at breaking down the Coronavirus, bleach, alcohol, and ammonia are all […]

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What I learned from the 1st ISIAQ webinar on spread of infectious diseases in indoor environments

By Shelly Miller, Professor at University of Colorado Boulder. On Twitter: @ShellyMBoulder ISIAQ, the International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate is an international, independent, multidisciplinary, scientific, non-profit organization “whose purpose is to support the creation of healthy, comfortable and productive indoor environments.” The ISIAQ Board of Directors and The Academy of Fellows are hosting […]

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