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Airborne transmission of coronavirus has made high-end air filtration systems more popular than ‘toilet paper in April’ as HVAC systems sell out

Airborne transmission of coronavirus has made high-end air filtration systems more popular than ‘toilet paper in April’ as HVAC systems sell out

By: Will Feuer
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: October 15th, 2020
Evidence has been mounting for months that the coronavirus can spread by air, but effective and high-quality air filtration as well as proper ventilation can reduce the risk of spread. It’s no silver bullet, but as the weather turns colder and people spend more time indoors, it’s another layer of a multi-pronged defense against the virus. “Filters and ventilation all play a role here, but fundamentally, I think of them more as kind of taking the edge off the risk once you’ve already done everything right to reduce it,” Jeff Siegel, a civil engineer at the University of Toronto, said.
Southwest Air Chairman Gary Kelly joins FTN

Southwest Air Chairman Gary Kelly joins FTN

By: CBS News
Source: Youtube
Date of Publication: May 3rd, 2020
Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly on FTN discussing the effects of travel shutdown on his airline.