This means using Medela pumps in conjunction with Medela virus and bacteria filters can effectively prevent coronavirus cross-contamination.
- Note: Medela bacteria filter can prevent bacteria - with a diameter of 0.8 to 1.2 µm – cross-contamination. However, the Medela bacteria filters will not be sufficient to filter and hence not prevent cross-contamination with SARS-CoV-2.
- As an additional information: According to the NBC report2, it is recommended by CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) to use masks for virus protection that filter particles of a size of 0.3 microns.
The graph below provides evidence for the statements above: