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What does HEPA stand for?

HEPA stands for High-Efficiency Particulate Air (filter)

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Solution: Vacuum regularly, with a machine that contains a high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter.
The GAO study, released Monday, found that 85 percent of commercial airliners recirculate cabin air through high-efficiency particulate air filters which remove more than 99 percent of viruses and other small particles when working properly.
Cleanup methods can include the simple use of a damp cloth with bleach and water to wipe down a small contaminated surface; the use of a wet vacuum, steam cleaner or high-efficiency particulate air vacuum; or, as a last resort, the removal and disposal of contaminated material by experienced health and safety professionals.