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Spraying Chemicals for Disinfection

By Doug Collins, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Bucknell University (@EarthMechanic) We have known for nearly a century that ‘germs’ (viruses, bacteria, and other microbes) are the causes of infectious disease. Most of the diseases that we worry about on a regular basis can be slowed or stopped by washing our hands, cleaning surfaces, and staying […]

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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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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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