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At the end of December 2019, the World Health Organization was alerted to several cases of pneumonia in Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China. This virus was identified as a novel Coronavirus (now called SARS-CoV-2). This organism belongs to a family of viruses, which includes SARS and MERS viruses.

By the end of January, it was reported that more than 7,000 people had been infected by the virus. WHO reports that China is the most heavily affected country. Outside of China, cases have also been reported in; Italy, Iran, Hong Kong, Macau, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Singapore, Australia, Malaysia, Cambodia, Philippines, Thailand, Nepal, Sri Lanka, India, USA, Canada, France, Finland, Germany, UK and UAE. The severity of
COVID-19 infection is under scrutiny via the CDC and WHO and it was declared Pandemic Outbreak on March 11, 2020.

It has triggered worrying citizens to stay healthy and hygienic. We often hear the saying "prevention is better than cure", which we couldn’t emphasize more when it comes to airborne, viral and communicable diseases which are especially riskier for those who are young or very old. There are many ways to prevent you and people you care about from getting these deadly diseases.

How Do We Mitigate Risk of Cross Infection?

Outbreaks of an infectious disease can happen anywhere from hospitals, schools, care homes to your place of work. It can happen at any time so ensuring continuous high hygiene standards to prevent the spread of infection has never been more important.

Initial has innovated a treatment which offers peace of mind to an establishment against disease causing bacteria and viruses, known as Initial Surface Sanitation Program. This surface sanitation program is introduced to premises to keep you, your business, your clients and the people you care about safe. When surface microbial count is reduced, the likelihood of cross infection decreases.

Initial Surface Sanitation Program

Our aim is to protect people from disease causing bacteria and viruses in the working environment, which is why it is imperative to respond immediately to support in preventing the spread and containing the outbreak.

Initial Surface Sanitation Program is a unique service which focuses on reducing potential risk of cross infection, as there are numerous microbes that exist in today’s workplace, especially within indoor and enclosed air-conditioned premises.

Why Initial Surface Sanitation Program

  • Provides a hollistic approach in addressing your premise hygiene requirement
  • Sanitation Treatment using highly effective solution that targets disease causing bacteria and viruses
  • Performed by continuosly trained hygiene experts
  • Proven to effectively reduce microbial load in surfaces* sanitized
  • Reduces potential risk of cross infection within working environment
  • Restores hygiene levels inside your business premise

How Is It Done?

Sanitation thru Misting

Sanitation treatment with a solution that targets bacteria and viruses causing disease that use surfaces as their breeding ground

Air Sterilization thru Medixair

Preventing airborne diseases while maintaining good indoor air quality with air sterilization device

More Information to follow

Further information will be provided through regular updates to this page, so please check back or bookmark this page. Alternatively, you can keep up-to-date with country-specific guidance and the current recommendations from dedicated websites for

The World Health Organization (WHO)
The Center for Disease Control (CDC)
The Department of Health (DOH)

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