New web tool assesses air quality in Montreal buildings to reduce spread of COVID-19

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As Montrealers head increasingly indoors, concerns over air quality and the spread of COVID-19 is on the rise.

A Concordia researcher says a new web-based tool can help determine the safety of the air quality in a building and thus reduce the spread of COVID-19.

To help slow the spread of the new coronavirus during the cold season, a team of researchers led by associate professor Leon Wang built the City Reduced Probability of Infection, or CityRPI, a website to estimate the risk of indoor airborne transmission of the virus in Montreal’s buildings.

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