Ultraviolet light is getting attention in fight against coronavirus

Research already shows that germicidal UV can effectively inactivate airborne microbes that transmit measles, tuberculosis and SARS-CoV-1, a close relative of the novel coronavirus. Now, with concern mounting that the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 may be easily transmitted through microscopic floating particles known as aerosols, some researchers and physicians hope the technology can be recruited yet again to help disinfect high-risk indoor settings.

Publisher: oregon live | Author: Kaiser Health News

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airborne and prevention
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2020-08-04 (Modified: 2021-09-20)

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