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To combat the outbreak of the coronavirus that has spread in China and other countries, A.O. Smith has donated air purifiers to various hospitals.

Tami Kou, the director of corporate communications for A.O. Smith Corp, said that a total of 50 air purification units were donated and installed in different hospitals in China.   

Thirty air purifiers were donated to Tongji Hospital in Wuhan while twenty units were donated to Gulou Hospital in Nanjing.

Kou also mentioned that the air purifiers are very efficient in removing the H1N1 virus which has been reported to be the same size as the current coronavirus.  

A.O. Smith is currently working side by side with the Red Cross in China to further install 150 units in various hospitals that are dealing with the virus that has already killed 41 people.