Higher concentrations of fine particulate matter in the air and lower ventilation rates were linked to reduced accuracy in cognitive tests
Around 300,000 carbon dioxide monitors are to be made available to schools in England next term to help improve ventilation and lessen Covid outbreaks.
There is an urgent call for action on ventilation in schools – to slow the spread of Covid-19 – when pupils return, in September.
The government must take “urgent action” to invest in ventilation measures in schools ahead of the autumn term, unions have said.
Almost every London school is in an area where air pollution levels exceed World Health Organization limits, City Hall analysis suggests.
Government school trials aiming to prevent the airborne spread of coronavirus could have longer-term benefit, says academic lead
Leading scientists & academics call for sweeping change in building design to reduce airborne diseases including COVID-19
Nine out of ten people globally breathe polluted air – and many top urban destinations are recognised for unhealthy smog conditions.
There is an urgent need for guidelines on how schools can use ventilation to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission in the classroom, according to doctors at Imperial College London
Millions of older people are at risk from toxic air around their homes and care homes, according to a new report published by the British Lung Foundation.