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Bureau of Prisons spends $3 million to install UV sanitizing equipment in 122 prisons despite dangers

An incarcerated inmate advised a federal court earlier this month the Bureau of Prisons spent $3 million dollars on Ultraviolet (UV) sanitizing devices to combat COVID-19 at 122 federal prisons, regional offices and its central office in Washington, D.C., that the World Health Organization has said is unproven technology, and warned that such UV light technology should not be used on people because it can cause harmful health effects, including skin and eye injuries, but most alarming, such UV lighting causes known cancers, but it is clear that the BOP was not concerned by any of these warnings, citing…
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