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Concerns rise about toxic disinfectants in buildings

Toxicologists and healthy building advocates are raising concerns about an overemphasis on disinfectants as a silver bullet in the fight against coronavirus in indoor spaces. Articles in both trade and popular media have been highlighting the use of surface disinfectants to combat the SARS-CoV-2 virus as commercial buildings reopen. Meanwhile, public health experts say those products — many of which contain hazardous chemicals — should play a limited, secondary role in any protection plan. Read more...



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