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Japanese Electronics Maker Tests Anti-Flu Air Purifier

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

A Japanese electronics manufacturer says it has developed a technology using high-concentration ions to help destroy the H5N1 avian-flu virus. Sharp said it plans to commercialize high-concentration plasmacluster ion generators as quickly and as affordable as possible for use in hospitals and by consumers and others. The air purifiers work by emitting ions at a concentration of about 50,000 per cubic centimeter to trigger a chemical reaction that decomposes the surface of viruses and bacteria. (Click here for more - a subscription may be required



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