Illustration: Kieran Blakey

The Nuance

The Germ-Cleaning Power of an Open Window

Let the breeze blow those pathogens away

Like diluting a glass of poison with clean water, fresh air seems to reduce the concentration of airborne infectious particles in an indoor environment.

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