The volume of air in which humans breathe (from 0 to 3 meters in height) is the place where warming, pollution and disease mingle, combine and reinforce each other. Breathing is now more deadly than smoke. The cost to public health is € 150 billion per year in the European Union and 4 billion in Switzerland.
Covid-19 has brought to light the fact that where pollution is greatest, disease is most severe and deadliest. With each breath, in fact, the lungs are pierced by ultrafine particles, opening a royal route to viruses.
To protect yourself from pandemics, you must also protect yourself from fine (PM2.5) and ultrafine (PM1) particles.
To learn more about the pollution-virus relationship of the coronavirus:
The Covid-19 can be caught by aerosols, that is to say even at a long distance from a source of the virus because the micro-droplets can remain suspended in the air of a closed space for several hours.
to learn more about the transmission of the virus by aerosols:
COVID-19 highlights the urgent need to tackle the problem of polluted air.
This is why Catecar, after creating the first depolluting car, has designed a line of products producing depolluted and virus-free air, for individual and / or collective use.