Health & Science

Home Air Filters Fight Covid

Air filtration method to covid clean your office/home air. CR News explains the science behind this life saving DIY method.

February 3, 2021

Home/Office Air Filters Fight Covid: A cheap way to scientifically clean the air in your home or office. Air quality scientists tell CR News know to make a do-it-yourself air filters. 

Research Articles by/or co-authored by Professor Shelly Miller:

There is significant potential for inhalation exposure to viruses in microscopic respiratory droplets (microdroplets) at short to medium distances (up to several meters, or room scale), and we are advocating for the use of preventive measures to mitigate this route of airborne transmission.
In my home, we use both air cleaners and our heating system to filter the air. If you have central heating, make sure your furnace filter has a minimum efficiency reporting value (MERV) of at least 11. This value describes how effective a filter is at removing airborne particles and contaminants from the recirculated air.