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July 2021

Paranoid or practical? Hygiene precautions during a pandemic

Written by Bakang Kganyago

Practical or paranoid? Our latest blog post looks at whether your hygiene precautions during a pandemic have taken a left turn and become problematic in their own right.

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Hygiene and COVID-19
June 2021

Round up: mask care and disposal

Written by Nathalie Leblond

This blog post is a round-up on masks including mask-wearing, care, and the environmentally friendly disposal of face masks. 

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Hygiene and COVID-19, Medical Waste and Waste Disposal
June 2021

What is the best air purification system for care homes?

Written by Nathalie Leblond

Nursing homes and frail care facilities need to ensure the highest quality of indoor air, given the vulnerability of their residents. Read our latest blog post to find out why VIRUSKILLER™ is the...

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Hygiene and COVID-19, Air Quality
May 2021

Alcohol vs non-alcohol hand sanitiser - which is better?

Written by Nathalie Leblond

Whether you're worried about the third wave or the upcoming flu season, hand hygiene is a critical part of preventing infection. Our latest blog post takes a look at whether alcohol or non-alcohol...

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Hygiene and COVID-19, Bathroom Hygiene, Handwashing and Hand Hygiene
May 2021

How far does a sneeze travel?

Written by Nathalie Leblond

Have you ever wondered how far a sneeze might travel if you weren't wearing a mask or didn’t sneeze into a tissue? 

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Health and Safety, Hygiene and COVID-19, Air Quality
May 2021

Behind the design of the next air care revolution: VIRUSKILLER™

Written by Nathalie Leblond

Initial is proud to announce an agreement to distribute the VIRUSKILLER™ Air Purifier range. VIRUSKILLER™ is the only air purifier proven to kill 99.9999% of viruses with a single air pass,...

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Hygiene and COVID-19, Air Quality
April 2021

I got my COVID-19 vaccination - this is what it was like

Written by Nathalie Leblond

This blog post is a personal account of getting a COVID-19 vaccination at Cape Town's Groote Schuur hospital. 

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Hygiene and COVID-19
March 2021

During COVID-19, how often should I clean my...

Written by Nathalie Leblond

This helpful infographic takes the guess work out of knowing how often we should be washing our hands and cleaning other frequently touched items like cell phones and handbags. 

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Hygiene and COVID-19, Cleanliness and Hygiene

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