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Can the air blowing fans spread the coronavirus?
  • October, 2020
  • Alfa Fans
  • BLOG

Right, when the world was turning their steps towards normalcy, people were getting out of their houses, restaurants were opening to dine-in, Market places were opening up for business. All of a sudden WHO declared that there might be the chances of Novel CoronaVirus being airborne (Air conditioners may be spreading COVID-19?)

At first glance, it sounds like these headlines contradict one another: Air conditioners either spread COVID or not, right? But when these questions were asked to the experts. It seems that the role of air conditioners in spreading COVID-19 depends on two things: the environment you’re in, and what kind of air conditioning that building uses.

To start, let’s consider one very high-profile Covid-19 study, connected to air conditioning. Researchers in Guangzhou, China, found that a restaurant air conditioning system blew droplets from an infected diner at one table to diners at two neighbouring tables. This study has been used as evidence that air conditioners can spread COVID. That is, on its face, true, but it’s not the air conditioning itself that caused the problem—it’s more the otherwise stagnant air in the restaurant, says William Bahnfleth, a professor of architectural engineering at Pennsylvania State University who studies indoor air quality.

Analysis of that case found that the restaurant had virtually no fresh airflow from the outside to diffuse any droplets in the space. “If there had just been a fan and an Exhaust in that space blowing air around to keep people cool by convection, it would have defused the droplet outside and might have prevented the spread in that hotel”, says an expert

The coronavirus is finding new victims worldwide, restaurants, offices, markets, giving rise to frightening clusters of infection that increasingly confirm what many scientists have been saying for months: The virus lingers in the air indoors, infecting those nearby.

If the airborne transmission is a significant factor in the pandemic, especially in crowded spaces with poor ventilation, the consequences for containment will be significant. Masks may be needed indoors, even in a socially distant setting.

To prevent the above situation as said by the expert above, we suggest that person should use a pedestal fan and exhaust fan.

How Pedestal Fan And Exhaust fan can help prevent the spread of coronavirus

The health expert suggests that in addition to washing hands, people need to switch off the air-conditioners and start using their fans instead.

According to a report published in Times of India, getting fresh air and using fans decreases the chances of getting infected by the novel Coronavirus as earlier studies show that viruses have the ability to thrive in a dry and cool environment.

An exhaust fan is something that can help in this, especially during the hot months.

Another way to reduce the spread of viruses according to experts is by letting compacted air out. And exhaust fan does help in getting the inside air out which may be contaminated by the virus

According to a document by the World Health Organization, suspected patients of the virus should be kept in rooms that receive ample fresh air or have good ventilation.

These days using

pedestal fans


exhaust fans

are key equipment in battling the novel coronavirus as it keeps the contaminated air out and brings the fresh air in.

So, If you are thinking of buying an Exhaust Fan or Pedestal Fan, we at Alfa fans provide the best quality and vast varieties of fans. We not only manufacture exhaust or pedestal fans we have a long list to go. We manufacture all kinds of fans, from

industrial fans


household fans

As you know industries need more ventilation, we create the best fans that are required in industries and under Government guidelines.


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