(HAYWARD, CALIFORNIA, April 1, 2020) – As medical professionals at hospitals across the country fight to save victims of COVID-19, they struggling with limited supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE) and ensuring their facilities are free from the virus. Purfresh announced today that it is repurposing one of its products to support hospitals in providing doctors and nurses with the protection and safety they need.
The inhibitory and lethal effects of ozone on pathogenic organisms including viruses have been observed since the latter part of the 19’th century. (Shentag, Akers, Ph.D., Campagna, & Chirayath)
Viruses are very small microscopic particles containing DNA or RNA, lacking the capacity to reproduce themselves outside of a host. Viruses are smaller than bacteria or fungi. They attach themselves to living cells injecting their genetic code into the host, taking over the host’s cellular machinery to reproduce themselves at a rapid rate.