Firefighters sit on high pressure pump trucks as they spray disinfectant in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: are Asia’s mass disinfections of public spaces helpful or hazardous?

  • Workers using drones or spray guns to douse large areas with disinfectant have become a common sight amid the coronavirus pandemic
  • But experts criticise such efforts as a waste of time and resources that could end up doing more harm than good for public health
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Firefighters sit on high pressure pump trucks as they spray disinfectant in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
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