How to avoid catching Coronavirus indoors during the winter months?

At Offices and Shops, Ventilation is the Key.

If enough fresh air comes through and filters in Air conditioning units are serviced properly risks are manageable.

It could be risky if Ventilation is bad in large offices and Shops where is lot of people going in and out.

One infected person can easily spread to many other people if air is stuffy and stale and fresh air is not coming in to dilute the virus !

In private homes, where only family members are present, it is likely to be safe as long as a everyone of feeling well.

References

BBC news. Covid-19: Five ways to avoid catching the virus indoors. By David Shukman. BBC News science editor. Aug 2020.

CDC. Employer Information for Office Buildings.

WHO. Q&A: Ventilation and air conditioning in public spaces and buildings and COVID-19.

HSE. Air conditioning and ventilation during the coronavirus outbreak.

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