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Building ventilation design needs a radical overhaul comparable to the sanitation revolution of the 1800s to fight airborne pathogens such as Covid-19, say 39 researchers from 14 countries in a paper published in the journal, Science, today. 
Buildings should sense how many people are in a room and adjust airflow accordingly, while monitors should show air quality levels so occupants can see how safe they are, they said.
The scale of change needed equaled the shift to centralised sewerage in the…

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