Clean air can reduce the risk of contracting the novel coronavirus, Russian allergist-immunologist Vladimir Bolibok said, Report informs via Russian media.

The specialist explained that air purity affects the body’s susceptibility to viral infections, including COVID-19.

Therefore, to reduce the risk of contracting coronavirus, it is important to breathe clean air throughout the day. It is also essential while sleeping, he said.

“It is essential to remove dust from the bedroom. We spend a lot of time there,” the specialist noted.

On December 31, 2019, the Chinese authorities informed WHO of an outbreak of unknown pneumonia in Wuhan. The causative agent of the disease turned out to be a new coronavirus.