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Viruses can Contaminate Buildings | Medindia

Viruses can Contaminate Buildings | Medindia | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Researchers found that contamination of just a single doorknob or table top results in the spread of viruses throughout office buildings, hotels and health care facilities, using tracer viruses.
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Office Germs: Viruses Spread Everywhere in Just Hours, Study Shows | Live Science

Office Germs: Viruses Spread Everywhere in Just Hours, Study Shows | Live Science | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Keeping your distance from sick co-workers may not be enough to avoid contact with their germs: A new study shows that viruses quickly spread through offices and other buildings.
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How Fast Can a Virus Spread? Faster Than You Think | Everyday Health

How Fast Can a Virus Spread? Faster Than You Think | Everyday Health | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Researchers track how germs travel and find common contamination hot spots.
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How Quickly Viruses Spread May Surprise You, But It's Simple To Prevent | Medical Daily

How Quickly Viruses Spread May Surprise You, But It's Simple To Prevent | Medical Daily | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In just a couple of hours, researchers found a virus could be detected on 40 to 60 percent of building occupants and surfaces.
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Viruses Can Contaminate An Entire Office In Just Hours | Business Insider

Disinfectants, along with proper hand hygiene, reduced the spread of the virus by 80 to 99 percent
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Viruses can spread surprisingly quickly through buildings | Medical News Today

Viruses can spread surprisingly quickly through buildings | Medical News Today | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A new study shows viruses can spread through buildings, offices and hospitals within hours, but commonly available quat-based disinfectants applied correctly can stop them.
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It Only Takes A Few Hours For A Virus To Spread Through An Entire Office | Huffington Post

Once a virus makes it onto an office doorknob, it only takes a few hours before it can be found on 40 to 60 percent of the people inside a workplace -- as well as 40 to 60 percent of other commonly-touched objects, like an elevator button or printer ...
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A virus can spread around an entire building within just hours of contaminating one surface | The Independent (UK)

A virus can spread around an entire building within just hours of contaminating one surface | The Independent (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A virus can spread around a whole building within two hours of coming into contact with just one surface, a new study has found.
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UA rain harvesting system designed to prevent flooding | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

When it rains, the University of Arizona does its best to catch every drop it can. For the past 20 years, the campus' rain harvesting system has evolved into countless systems that drain storm runoff from the streets into various landscaping throughout campus.UA Planning, Construction and Design's Campus Planner Grant McCormick said the systems help prevent flooding on campus and send precious water to areas that need watering. "It helps with plants, it helps with storm water runoff, it helps...
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Honeybees play a vital role in the agricultural industry | OK4me2 (Blog)

Honeybees play a vital role in the agricultural industry | OK4me2 (Blog) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Honeybees are responsible for pollinating agricultural crops that make up one-third of our diet, including fruits and vegetables.

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Bee-utiful Research: Experts Working To Improve Health Of Key Agricultural Pollinator | Crypto Zoology News (Blog)

While honeybees may be best known as producers of honey and beeswax useful for candles and seals, experts from the University of Arizona want to remind you that the insects play an important role in the agriculture industry.

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Project Hopes to Photograph Jaguars, Ocelots Near Tucson | Arizona Public Media

Project Hopes to Photograph Jaguars, Ocelots Near Tucson | Arizona Public Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Camera traps set up at more than 200 places in mountains surrounding the city.
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Because water is both priceless and free, defining its value is a paradox | AZ Capitol Times

Because water is both priceless and free, defining its value is a paradox | AZ Capitol Times | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Increased awareness of water scarcity at a global scale has driven efforts to establish a common definition of water’s value. Calls to price water based on its “real value” encounter the problem that there exists no generally accepted formula to determine such a value.
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How Quickly Viruses Can Contaminate Buildings and How to Stop Them | Infection Control Today

Using tracer viruses, researchers found that contamination of just a single doorknob or tabletop results in the spread of viruses throughout office buildings, hotels, and healthcare facilities. 

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Enterovirus Panic Hits Midwest | Health Professionals Network

Enterovirus Panic Hits Midwest | Health Professionals Network | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A respiratory virus called Enterovirus D68 is causing a spike in pediatric hospitalizations and illnesses, putting hospitals on alert across the US.
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Viruses Can Contaminate An Entire Office In Just Hours, study finds | Canada Journal

Viruses Can Contaminate An Entire Office In Just Hours, study finds | Canada Journal | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
If someone infected with a stomach bug walked into an office and began touching things, how long wou...
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This Is How Ridiculously Fast Viruses Can Spread In The Workplace | io9.com

This Is How Ridiculously Fast Viruses Can Spread In The Workplace | io9.com | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
How long does it take a single virus to spread around a busy facility? As new research points out, disturbingly quickly.
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Hand sanitizer, anyone? How viruses spread 'like crazy' at work | Medical News Today

Hand sanitizer, anyone? How viruses spread 'like crazy' at work | Medical News Today | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Viruses spread like wildfire in an average office, getting from people’s hands onto the communal coffeepot within hours and spreading...
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Here’s how fast viruses spread in your office | Washington (DC) Post

Really fast. Only two to four hours after being deposited on a single doorknob or tabletop, viruses were present on more than half of workers and visitors in the building, as well as more than half of the surfaces they would commonly touch. According to research presented at the American Society for Microbiology's 54th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), this speedy spread can be cut down tremendously with the use of hand sanitizer and antiviral cleaning wipes.



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One germy doorknob can infect half your office within hours | CBS News

One germy doorknob can infect half your office within hours | CBS News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
New study proves just how quickly viruses can spread from surfaces to people
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How quickly viruses can contaminate buildings and how to stop them | Science Codex

Using tracer viruses, researchers found that contamination of just a single doorknob or table top results in the spread of viruses throughout office buildings, hotels, and health care facilities. Within 2 to 4 hours, the virus could be detected on 40 to
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Treating the landscape with fire | Arizona Daily Star

Treating the landscape with fire | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Most of the land burned in Arizona wildfires this year was managed.
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Bee-utiful Research: Experts Working To Improve Health Of Key Agricultural Pollinator | Before It's News

While honeybees may be best known as producers of honey and beeswax useful for candles and seals, experts from the University of Arizona want to remind you that the insects play an important role...

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Attack Germ Hot Spots Before Cold And Flu Season | Clean Link

Statistically, people don’t practice proper hand hygiene on a consistent basis. This leaves high-touched surfaces riddled with germs and the potential for cross-contamination high. In fact, the germ counts on certain surfaces might surprise even the most educated custodial professional.

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In the Parching West, It's Beginning to Feel like 1159 | New York (NY) Times

To find a similar period of Western drought to the current recent span, you’d have to go back to 1159.
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