. As schools spend millions on air purifiers, experts warn of overblown claims and harm to children « JO LEE MAGAZINE

PBS – School officials desperate to calm worried parents bought many air-purifying devices with a flood of federal funds, installing them in more than 2,000 schools across 44 states, a KHN investigation found. They use the same technology — ionization, plasma and dry hydrogen peroxide — that the Lancet COVID-19 Commission recently deemed “often unproven” and potential sources of pollution themselves.

In a frenzy, schools are buying technology that academic air-quality experts warn can lull them into a false sense of security or even potentially harm kids.

Read more at PBS NewsHour.

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