ActivePure Technologies appoints Deborah Birx, M.D. to Chief Medical Advisor role

March 17, 2021

Deborah Birx, M.D., a physician, scientific researcher and former White House Coronavirus Coordinator, will join Dallas-based ActivePure Technologies as chief medical and scientific advisor, the company’s CEO, Joseph Urso, announced the company.

ActivePure is a global provider of air and surface products that destroy the COVID-19 virus and other pathogens in the air and on surfaces, using a patented technology. In December, the University of Texas Medical Branch confirmed that the ActivePure Technology inside two of the company’s devices destroys over 99.9% of airborne COVID-19 viruses within three minutes. In September, the Aerus Hydroxyl Blaster with ActivePure Technology demonstrated in an FDA compliant laboratory MRI Global, destroys 93% of COVID-19 viruses on surfaces in three hours and over99.9% in seven hours.

ActivePure Technology, whose roots first began with NASA, has more than 100 devices that contain ActivePure, including portable, installed, and hand-held units. The portable units allow customers to operate ActivePure within minutes by simply plugging the device into a wall socket.

Most ActivePure solutions cost about $1 a square foot for the areas they protect. In 2020, the ActivePure Medical Guardian was registered and cleared as an FDA Class II Medical Device. Currently, the Cleveland Clinic is conducting a two-year clinical trial to study the impact of ActivePure on reducing surgical site infections.

Birx, a retired Army physician who rose to the rank of colonel, has served three presidents: George W. Bush, Barack Obama, and Donald Trump. As U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator for seven years, she headed the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, the largest global health program launched by a single nation in history. She has published over 220 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals and authored nearly a dozen chapters in scientific publications. Birx also joined the George W. Bush Institute in Dallas as a fellow in global health.

ActivePure Technologies has the release.

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