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26 October, 2007

Health Tips-17: A/c Room and Respiratory Problems

People who work in air-conditioned offices suffer more than twice as many respiratory problems as those who work in naturally-ventilated buildings, according to a study by a French Medical Research agency. The study could help explain the 'sick-building syndrome', widely reported in air-conditioned offices in Europe. The researchers say that the recirculated air carries bacteria and fungi that spread the infections.

Courtesy: The Hindu, October 30, 1997.

Grateful thanks to The Hindu.

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