Doors Without Doorknobs? They are Being Engineered In This Covid Climate

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Engineers are redesigning door handles so we don’t have to touch them. Doors carry disease. A contaminated doorknob caninfect half an officein just a few hours. But you can't exactly socially distance from a door.

As some companiesplan a return to the office, entrepreneurs, engineers and architects are confronting a design challenge: how to keep the public safe from shared items that require constant decontamination. Grabbing a doorknob is almost as unconscious as touching your face — and both are now considered health risks. >>> Read more here>>

Source: NBC News

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