Position Paper: Air Conditioning units in non-healthcare settings - Managing the COVID-19 Risks

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    Position Paper

    Air Conditioning units in Non-Healthcare Settings

    Managing the COVID-19 Risks

    Dr Greg Kew
    Occupational Medicine Specialist

    Garth Hunter
    Industrial Hygiene Specialist


    Executive Summary

    Indoor ventilation is an important consideration regarding viral transmission; correctly applied it can reduce spread. Conversely, poor ventilation promotes viral transmission. The odds of transmission in a Japanese study show that COVID-19 spread was 18 fold higher in an enclosed environment than in an outdoor environment......

    see attached paper.

    source: Saiosh e-bulitin.

    https://www.saiosh.co.za/news/51814...re-Settings---Managing-the-COVID-19-Risks.htm
     

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