Research suggests that some methods used to limit COVID transmission — masks, open windows or doors, and being outdoors as much as possible — could curtail TB as well.
Calcium-rich salt solution FEND can reduce aerosols released by COVID-19 patients by upto 98%, shows study
It was further found that while masks were able to reduce the large particles FEND, made by Boston-based technology startup Sensory Cloud, was more effective in reducing the smaller particles
Masks act as filters and actually capture the droplets and any other particles that are expelled while face shields are not able to do that.
When men use urinals, aerosols can reach their thigh within 5.5 seconds as compared to the toilet flush, which takes 35 seconds to reach slightly higher.
Coronavirus updates: Karnataka minister BC Patil tests COVID-19 positive; 5,483 new cases in state today
Coronavirus LIVE updates: The Sikkim government on Friday extended the complete lockdown in the state till 3 August in view of a spurt in COVID-19 cases, a senior official said.
As lockdown lifts, wearing a face mask could be your only defence against COVID-19: How to pick the right one
WHO keeps reminding the public that mask needs to be worn correctly and kept clean to ensure that they are effective in stopping the virus.
Air pollution causes respiratory problems. Ironically, so might a too-rapid pollution clean up.
The current guidelines for social distancing may not be able to restrict the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 virus under different weather conditions.
Last year, the cyclone season was a monster with six severe, six very severe, and three extremely severe cyclone storms.
According ESA, Mumbai and Delhi have witnessed a significant reduction of around 40 to 50 percent of NO2 compared to last year.
The Indian Ocean has warmed faster and more monotonically than other tropical oceans due to its unique circulation features.
Aircrafts designed to fly at altitudes of 20km can disperse the aerosols as required: Researchers.
Joint ISRO and NASA study finds a layer of aerosol over the Asian region in the Earth's Stratosphere
In a collaborative study by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and NASA, the Asian region has been found to have a layer of aerosol and nitrate.
Harvard scientists identify aerosol that can cool the planet and repair the ozone layer at the same time
The Harvard researchers focused on highly reactive aerosols, that can have potentially beneficial effects.