research product . Other ORP type . 2020

SCANVAC: A petition for measures against airborne transmission of infectious diseases

Wargocki, Pawel; Melikov, Arsen Krikor; Bivolarova, Mariya Petrova; Nielsen, Peter V.; Heiselberg, Per; Afshari, Alireza; Zhang, Chen; Schild, Peter G.; Cao, Guangyu; Mathisen, Hans Martin; ...
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2020
  • Publisher: Scanvac - Scandinavian Federation of Heating, Ventilation and Sanitary Engineering Associations in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden
  • Country: Denmark
Abstract
The COVID-19 pandemic has had profound global consequences. Borders and workplaces have closed, and entire nations have imposed lockdown to slow the rate of transmission. The physical distance between people and handwashing has been prescribed as the primary method to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 within the population, recognizing that the main route of transmission is through droplets.<br/><br/>In summary, we propose that:<br/>• Airborne transmission of infectious diseases through virus-laden micro-droplets should be recognized as a valid route of transmission in occupied spaces (buildings and transportation). <br/>• The measures given in the REHVA COVID-19 ...
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free text keywords: Covid-19, Airborne transmission, Airborne transmission of diseases, corona, corona virus
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