Point of View 'Patients suffer from construction activities in and near hospitals, due to bad air quality'

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The emissions from constructions and renovations in and arround hospitals can have several negative impacts on the air quality, affecting the patients' health and well-being. 

Many hospitals are in some kind of construction or renovation phase. But dust can contain various harmful particles, which can exacerbate respiratory conditions, trigger allergies and lead to infections.

The particular focus on air quality in the surroundings of renovation sites or units is therefore paramount for infection prevention protocols to prevent the spread of diseases.

What are proper solutions to mitigate the impact of dust and the potential presence of Aspergillus and other pathogens in a hospital environment?

Read the point of view on the impact of dust on patients.

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