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Use an air purifier

Protect Yourself

People spend approximately 90 percent of their lives indoors, at work, at school, at kindergarten, in vehicles, and at home breathing indoor air. Therefore, breathing fresh air indoors is important for human health. However, outdoor air pollution, tobacco smoke, fumes from cooking and cleaning, coal burning, the burning of juniper incense, pet dander, and building materials with poor ventilation pollute indoor air. According to the World Health Organization, 3.8 million people die each year from lung cancer, heart attack, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and stroke. one of the most effective ways to protect yourself and your family from indoor air pollution is to use an air purifier.

Air purifiers reduce allergens, bacteria, particulate matter, cigarette smoke, external pollutants such as nitrogen dioxide and carbon monoxide, unpleasant odors and pet dander. An air purifier with a HEPA filter filters up to 99.97% of particles larger than 0.3 microns in the air to prevent the spread of respiratory bacteria and pathogens. In addition, using air purifiers can reduce airborne transmission of Covid-19, which is widespread indoors.

A common mistake that people make is their use of air purifiers and humidifiers interchangeably. Most purifiers on the market now come with a humidifier, which would be most effective if placed above the level of breathing. Placing the humidifier up high will allow the vapor to fall down at your breathing level, which has the potential to reduce the risk of irritation in the respiratory system by up to 30%.

I pledge to Use an air purifier

I will use an air purifier to protect my health from indoor air pollution. Join me in taking this pledge!


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