Foggers used to fight COVID-19 in schools may be ineffective

State officials told Kansas schools they could fill the air with chemical mist to fight COVID-19 in classrooms. But when the Kansas News Service showed the state guidance on electrostatic sprayers and foggers to scientists, one called it “surprising and disappointing.” Another classified it as “a huge error.”

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April 30, 2021 - 11:35 AM

Photo by Chris Neal / Kansas News Service / kcur.org

State officials told Kansas schools they could fill the air with chemical mist to fight COVID-19 in classrooms.

The suggested gadgets coat doorknobs, tables and other surfaces with disinfectant.

But when the Kansas News Service showed the state guidance on electrostatic sprayers and foggers to scientists, one called it “surprising and disappointing.” Another classified it as “a huge error.”

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