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Raising Awareness About Viral Transmission Through The Air

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CO2 carbon dioxide detector air
Carl Bilek / CPR News
This carbon dioxide detector measures levels of CO2 in the air every second. Ensuring proper air ventilation is another way to stop the spread of viruses like COVID-19.

Doctors and researchers continue to refine their understanding of COVID-19 and evolving ways to fight it. Dr. Comilla Sasson is an emergency physician in Colorado who's been fighting the pandemic in hot spots all across the United States. She's recently been developing a lower-cost way to detect carbon dioxide, something people breathe out, to try to stop the spread of the virus.