Aerosols in drainage pipes

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🌬️ Did you know that diseases can spread within buildings through drainage pipes? 😷  

When you flush the toilet, aerosols can be pushed through the pipes, potentially entering other apartments. 🏢 

🤔 Ever wondered how this happens? Check out this fascinating study (https://doi.org/10.7326%2FM20-0928) that looks into the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 via fecal aerosols in a high-rise building. 💡 

👀 The study found that the infection source for some families was likely the master bathroom of another apartment. 😲 Virus-containing fecal aerosols might have been produced during toilet flushing and then spread via drainage systems. 

🚽 To prevent such transmission, it’s crucial to ensure drainage traps like U-shaped water traps don’t dry out. Good hygiene and proper bathroom ventilation can play a significant role in keeping your space safe. 

🌐 Let’s stay informed and work together to create safer living environments! If you’d like to learn more about modern hygiene practices and how to protect your loved ones, get connected, and join us for a better resource use. 💪 

Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7464151/# 

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