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This Air Purifier Maker Is Accelerating Tests on Coronavirus

  • Molekule air purifiers have killed other viruses in lab tests
  • The $799 devices compete with cheaper solutions like masks
Molekule air purifier
Molekule air purifierSource: Molekule

Jaya Rao received a warm welcome from passengers next to her when she plugged in her air purifier on a recent flight from San Francisco to New York.

“The guy sitting next to us was freaked out about all this viral stuff,” said Rao, co-CEO of San Francisco-based Molekule, which makes one of the most expensive air purifiers in the consumer market.