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Important Articles Regarding ‘Unproven’ Air Cleaning Technologies

Clearing the Air

More Than 100 Missouri Schools Have Bought ‘Often Unproven’ Air-Cleaning Technology

KHN
06.18.2021

The Ionizer in Your School May Not Do Much to Fight Covid

Manufacturers say the devices remove 99 percent of viruses. Researchers say such claims are unproven, and cheaper air filters are more effective.

Wired
03.26.2021

How to Keep the Coronavirus at Bay Indoors

The New York Times
09.27.2020

Caution to the Wind

Desperate to reopen and loaded with stimulus cash, schools are spending millions on high-tech purifiers. But are they safe?

Mother Jones
05.27.2021

Study uncovers safety concerns with some air purifiers

Joint university research finds some air purifiers may actually increase harmful airborne chemicals

EurekAlert!
03.16.2021

What will it take to make diners feel safe indoors? Nearly 60% feel uneasy eating inside, so restaurants try sterilizing UV wands, tabletop air purifiers as winter looms.

Chicago Tribune
09.25.2020

Schools spending millions on air purifiers often sold using overblown claims

Last summer, Global Plasma Solutions wanted to test whether the company’s air-purifying devices could kill Covid-19 virus particles, but could find only a lab using a chamber the size of a shoebox for its trials. …

CNN
05.11.2021

The Magic Molekule

There has never been a better business (or planetary) climate in which to calm and stoke your anxieties about dirty air.

Intelligencer
03.16.2021

Do Air Filters in HVAC Systems Offer Protection Against Coronavirus Indoors? It Depends

There are air filters that can catch particles laden with SARS-CoV-2. But whether or not the filtration happens depends on other factors.

Discover
07.17.2020

Clearing the Air

More Than 100 Missouri Schools Have Bought ‘Often Unproven’ Air-Cleaning Technology

KHN
06.18.2021

Caution to the Wind

Desperate to reopen and loaded with stimulus cash, schools are spending millions on high-tech purifiers. But are they safe?

Mother Jones
05.27.2021

The Magic Molekule

There has never been a better business (or planetary) climate in which to calm and stoke your anxieties about dirty air.

Intelligencer
03.16.2021

How to Keep the Coronavirus at Bay Indoors

The New York Times
09.27.2020

Do Air Filters in HVAC Systems Offer Protection Against Coronavirus Indoors? It Depends

There are air filters that can catch particles laden with SARS-CoV-2. But whether or not the filtration happens depends on other factors.

Discover
07.17.2020

Schools spending millions on air purifiers often sold using overblown claims

Last summer, Global Plasma Solutions wanted to test whether the company’s air-purifying devices could kill Covid-19 virus particles, but could find only a lab using a chamber the size of a shoebox for its trials. …

CNN
05.11.2021

Study uncovers safety concerns with some air purifiers

Joint university research finds some air purifiers may actually increase harmful airborne chemicals

EurekAlert!
03.16.2021

The Ionizer in Your School May Not Do Much to Fight Covid

Manufacturers say the devices remove 99 percent of viruses. Researchers say such claims are unproven, and cheaper air filters are more effective.

Wired
03.26.2021

What will it take to make diners feel safe indoors? Nearly 60% feel uneasy eating inside, so restaurants try sterilizing UV wands, tabletop air purifiers as winter looms.

Chicago Tribune
09.25.2020

Clearing the Air

More Than 100 Missouri Schools Have Bought ‘Often Unproven’ Air-Cleaning Technology

06.18.2021

Schools spending millions on air purifiers often sold using overblown claims

Last summer, Global Plasma Solutions wanted to test whether the company’s air-purifying devices could kill Covid-19 virus particles, but could find only a lab using a chamber the size of a shoebox for its trials. …

05.11.2021

The Ionizer in Your School May Not Do Much to Fight Covid

Manufacturers say the devices remove 99 percent of viruses. Researchers say such claims are unproven, and cheaper air filters are more effective.

WIRED03.26.2021

The Magic Molekule

There has never been a better business (or planetary) climate in which to calm and stoke your anxieties about dirty air.

03.16.2021

Study uncovers safety concerns with some air purifiers

Joint university research finds some air purifiers may actually increase harmful airborne chemicals

03.16.2021

How to Keep the Coronavirus at Bay Indoors

09.27.2020

What will it take to make diners feel safe indoors? Nearly 60% feel uneasy eating inside, so restaurants try sterilizing UV wands, tabletop air purifiers as winter looms.

Chicago Tribune09.25.2020

Do Air Filters in HVAC Systems Offer Protection Against Coronavirus Indoors? It Depends

There are air filters that can catch particles laden with SARS-CoV-2. But whether or not the filtration happens depends on other factors.

Discover07.17.2020