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Can UV light help save seniors’ lives? Scientists Working in Two Canadian Long-Term Care Facilities Intend to Find Out

Carole Morris-Underhill at the Journal Pioneer reports scientists want to know if far-UVC light cuts airborne transmission of influenza-like illnesses, respiratory infections and COVID-19 in long-term care, and two Nova Scotia nursing homes are about to take part in an 18-month study to help researchers determine if ultraviolet light reduces illness. With Nova Scotia having the highest per capita population of seniors in the country, researchers say investing in solutions to help long-term care facilities is an important healthy aging strategy here and around the world. “The pandemic has had a particular impact on older adults, especially those with…
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