Evidence is important to avoid a false sense of security in times of COVID-19

Posted on 11 November 2020

Since the beginning of 2020 we have been dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. While initially, there was still a lot of uncertainty about the virus, the infections and the spread, now more and more research results of studies on those topics are being published.

Measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus

It seems that keeping a sufficient distance in combination with the right hygiene measures help to prevent the spread at close range, via large droplets with virus particles. In addition, more and more attention is being paid to the aerogenic transmission of corona, i.e. via small droplets (aerosols) that float in the air. Our vision is that the method of ventilation, combined with air purification, is of great importance. In addition, the correct air circulation (in ventilation rate and direction) is also important.

Not all products that should make a room COVID-19 proof are reliable

Many companies are currently offering possible solutions using certain techniques to remove virus particles from the air and thus make a room COVID-19 proof. Some of the claims that these companies make are not always scientifically substantiated. The purchase of such products can therefore create a false sense of security.

Our advice: always request independent evidence

Based on our mission that clean indoor air is a substantial right for everyone, we believe it is important that people are properly informed. With the help of correct information, a false sense of security can be prevented. We therefore recommend that you request an independent research report about the operation of that particular solution before purchasing the product.

So our advice is to make sure that a device has been tested and that the relevant party can provide you with adequate evidence, so that you can be sure that the claim that is made is justified!

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