Independent Online

Thursday, July 7, 2022

Like us on FacebookFollow us on TwitterView weather by locationView market indicators

Do away with air conditioning in ICU's - Study

Published Oct 22, 2020

Share

CAPE TOWN - Frontline health workers around the world have borne the brunt of the coronavirus crisis.

Over 1.4 million infections of Covid-19, globally are accounted for by health workers, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Story continues below Advertisement

In South Africa, about 24,000 health workers in South Africa have contracted the coronavirus since the pandemic hit the country in March.

It is against this backdrop that a study from India has revealed that the current design of most of the ICUs, where the air is recirculated through the air-conditioning, is not suited for treating the highly infectious patients of Covid-19.

SEE ALSO: HOW TO AVOID CATCHING COVID-19 INDOORS

According to the

Share