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Through working in the heat to air conditioning can be transported pathogens Legionella, Mycoplasma and chlamydial infection. Coronavirus ventilation be transmitted not able to, said the Director of NIC in the prevention and treatment of viral infections, virologist George Vikulov in an interview with radio station “Moscow speaking”.
“For other pathogens [also named] not proven that through the air conditioning system and possible contamination. If the air conditioner is functionally ready to go, if he is cleared, it can be used for other purposes. He may not be the cause of the spread of coronavirus infection”, — assured Vikulov.
Formerly Director of the Institute of medical Parasitology and tropical vector-borne diseases name martynovskogo sechenovskiy University Alexander Lukashev said that air conditioners and fans create additional air currents and can spread an aerosol of the virus for a few meters, so the pandemic coronavirus in offices is to use them sparingly. When directed flows of air, the virus could spread at a distance of 3-4 meters, but the same result can be obtained from the normal draft, added the expert.
In recent days in Russia have revealed 7425 new cases of coronavirus. Since the beginning of the pandemic in the country recorded 599 705 cases of coronavirus in 85 regions. Died 8359 man recovered 356 429.
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