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Copper allays germy fitness centres
Copper alloys, traditionally used in hospitals to help fight health-care acquired infections, aren’t as prevalent in non-traditional spaces where germs also spread. While it’s been determined that antibacterial properties of copper metals kill 99.9 per cent of bacteria within two hours when installed on high-touch surfaces, there isn’t as much uptake in facilities like athletic centres or trendy mixed-use developments that add fitness areas.

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