One Year Fumigation Of Coronavirus And Other “Pandemic” Cases
2021-02-24 | by CusiGO
After Donald Trump’s March, the US government decided to fumigate the white house facilities. So, hours before Joe Biden moved into the presidential residence, a team of staff began spraying disinfectant into the room. Last week, Britons saw their prime minister, Boris Johnson, eagerly clean up his seat. One year after the conquest of the world by a new coronavirus, too much action has been taken on galleries. This is the “theater of epidemics”, as defined by researcher Zeynep tufekci in an article in April 2020, in which she criticized futile and even counterproductive actions such as closing parks.
In the first few weeks, scientific evidence began to gather. Some are contradictory. They were shocked by the family photos of the garden and the walk, which was the safest place. They walk back and forth on moving tables, detailing how much the coronavirus can withstand on certain surfaces. It is suggested that you wash shoes, buy clothes and even wash clothes after work. But we knew a few months ago that it didn’t take that much effort. ‘I stopped seeing convincing evidence a long time ago, and I stopped doing it,’ explains virologist Margarita del val. In medicine, the possibility of surface infection is very small. The European Center for Disease Control (ECDC) clarified this: “although there is no record of transmission through folate so far, it is considered possible.” CDC, their American counterpart, claimed that “transmission through contact with contaminated surfaces is not considered a common mode of transmission of covid-19.”.
After more than 100 million infections, there’s no evidence that someone got infected after touching contaminated surfaces. “After a year of pandemic, the evidence is clear. “Sars-voc-2 coronavirus is mainly transmitted through the air, and the large and small particles that people talk and exhale are called aerosols,” zanjaba said in an editorial in the journal Nature. He regretted that some authorities insisted on permanent disinfection of surfaces: “the result is a confusing public message that requires clear guidelines on how to give priority to efforts to prevent the spread of the virus.” That doesn’t mean we stop washing our hands and using gel in stores, because direct contact is a possible route of infection. There is no need to concentrate on disinfecting milk cartons or building walls that no one will touch.
Del Val, head of CSIC’s covid platform, talks about the psychological aspect of the problem: “many people can take at most several measures in their daily life, one is to wear a mask, the other is to clean up all or distance, we can no longer ventilate.” Elvis Garcia, a public health expert at Harvard University, believes that the problem with “theater hygiene” is that “it’s easy to understand, intuitive and easy to attack.”. “Particles and masks are more difficult to understand,” he added However, according to the Cosmo Spanish survey conducted by the Carlos III Institute of health, Spain has a high understanding of the mode of infection and the need for ventilation.
As early as March 2020, ECDC only recommended cleaning particularly vulnerable areas such as handles, switches, handrails and elevator buttons, while the military has sprayed benches and open sidewalks on the streets. Teresa Moreno, a scientist from ideaa-csic, analyzed bars and buttons on Barcelona’s subways and buses for the presence of coronavirus in May and June. “At the time, people thought the infection was more surface induced,” he recalled, but they also took air samples because it was their specialty. They found traces of viruses in both elements, but the fragments were not infectious. “In the air, we found that the concentration in the air was very low, people didn’t wear masks at that time, so it didn’t look like the source of infection; I used public transport and didn’t feel that I was going to a dangerous place,” Moreno said.
Most interestingly, Barcelona’s Metropolitan vehicles are washed with bleach and other vehicles are fumigated with ozone. Those who disinfected with rags and bleach had no traces of the virus after cleaning, but the buses did not evaporate. “We see that with ozone cannons, it’s hard to spread them all over the vehicle. At low concentrations, ozone does nothing. We’ve been looking for trace elements. Scientists say it’s not feasible at very high places because it’s very toxic. “I’m worried about the gadgets that are available now, because they are toxic and can react with materials and harm health,” he warned. “It’s not clear whether they are effective, in any case they have to be ventilated on completion because of their toxicity to mucous membranes: Well, good ventilation, that’s it,” del Val said
The health authorities are clear in this regard. ECDC pointed out that “due to the lack of effectiveness, it is not recommended to spray (also known as fumigation) disinfectants on outdoor or large indoor surfaces (rooms, classrooms or buildings) or use ultraviolet radiation, Possible damage to the environment and possible human exposure to irritant chemicals “. The World Health Organization (who) also explicitly opposes the use of sprayers in the environment and people, whether useless or dangerous, in cleaning tunnels where products are sprayed when entering certain environments.
On its website, which denies the myth of the epidemic, who also clarifies that the possibility of shoe infection is “very low” and that temperature scanners cannot detect patients with CVD because many people do not have the symptoms and are still infectious. “The gun that measures the temperature doesn’t make sense. “In Ebola, yes, because you only get infected when you have a fever, but in this case, the price of opportunity is just facing the gallery,” Garcia said. “What you need is not a thermometer for travelers, but 10 days of isolation.” In addition, ECDC does not encourage the use of gloves because they “do not bring additional benefits and may lead to improper hand hygiene and greater surface contamination.”.
Again, these are dramatic decisions that could give people a false sense of security, allowing anyone to walk into a carpeted building and use sole cleaning, arc spraying, and an assistant with a thermometer. Miguel Hern á n, an epidemiologist at Harvard University, criticizes other “pop theaters” that are still on, such as “theaters that impose uncontrolled safe distances in poorly ventilated bars, like when you speak out loud, because music stops your voice, there is no aerosol infection.” Or “theaters recommend telecommuting, rather than legal regulation of all possible jobs.”.
Garcia pointed out other issues that seemed meaningless to him: “there are some important measures that are reluctant to take and invented in return, such as epidemic hospitals, closing surrounding areas with the same incidence in all communities, Discussions about the curfew must be closed and the astronauts must be dressed in anything. ” “These are intuitive things, even if they don’t make sense,” he said. It points to the last aspect that has a great visual and psychological impact: the contagion wave. “It’s a structure that makes people susceptible to viruses. “The government has done a good job because we think it is inevitable and it will only happen. When we are faced with an epidemic, we must eradicate it completely instead of using the dramatic language of waves,” he commented.
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