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COVID aerosol spread: CSIR develops UV technology to ‘clear’ the air

G Ganapathy Subramaniam at reports the Government of India has warned the public that COVID can spread through minute aerosol particles carried in the air across 10 metres. This means it is imperative to keep the air clean in buildings such as offices, retail outlets, classrooms and other indoor public spaces. For this, the Central Scientific Instruments Organisation (CSIO) of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has developed a technology that uses ultraviolet (UV) rays to finish off viruses, bacteria and other microbes. In recent months, increasing evidence has emerged about the airborne nature of COVID…
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