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how close is too close for a cool mist vaporizer?

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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Cool mist vaporizer: Keep the vaporizer far away enough that mist does not cover furniture or people
Answered on Jan 9, 2017

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