While the new strain from the UK is worrisome, there is no reason to panic. The same indoor solutions used to combat the previous and current strains of COVID-19 in North America can be used against the new COVID-19 strain, B.1.1.7.
For the most effective virus protection, consider investing in a whole-home AprilAire Healthy Air System®. The AprilAire Healthy Air System® offers a three-part award-winning approach to virus protection complete with humidity control, fresh air ventilation, and air filtration. The system also has a suite of applications beyond virus protection to help make the air inside your home healthy. Contact a Healthy Air Professional in your area to invest in a whole-home AprilAire Healthy Air System®.
In addition, the chair of the New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group (NERVTAG) recently said that B.1.1.7 does not have a transmission advantage.
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