THE PROBLEM: AIRBORNE DISEASE AND TRANSMISSION
An airborne disease is any disease caused by pathogens transmitted through the air.
The relevant pathogens may be viruses, bacteria, or fungi, spread through coughing, sneezing, laughing, or simply exhaling. In addition, dust, spraying of liquids, or aerosol particles and droplets may cause the spread of infectious particles. Even favorable working conditions can trigger infectious airborne diseases through HVAC systems when not properly maintained. Legionella (mainly Legionella pneumophila), can spread rapidly
throughout the facility. Mass transportation, Airlines, Train Rail, Ships and Buses all have
circuit ventilation systems which all riders breathe. In hospitals, isolation of patients sick from infectious airborne diseases is an institutional exposure for all coming in contact with
Many more common infections can spread by airborne transmission, at least in some cases, including Anthrax (inhalational), Chickenpox, Measles, Pertussis (whooping cough), Smallpox, Pulmonic Tuberculosis, and Influenza. Influenza is a yearly concern of health professionals as it is a constantly changing and highly infectious virus. Most often present in
the fall and winter months, the flu can reach epidemic proportions in many geographic areas and communities. Every human alive on earth suffers from recurrent Upper Respiratory tract infection. Viruses cause over 80% of these infections. With airborne transmission, the amount of exposure necessary varies from disease to disease. With chickenpox, a child could easily catch it from another aisle in a supermarket. With tuberculosis, closer contact and reduced air circulation are often needed.
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