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I’m Using A UV Light To Disinfect Stuff. Is That A Good Idea?

I’m using a lamp that emits UV light in my house to try and kill pathogens — the coronavirus in particular. Is it doing any good? And … could exposure to the light be risky for me in any way? KRISTEN KENDRICK, writing for Goats and Soda — NPR’s global health and development blog — responds by saying the good news is some recent studies confirm that SARS-CoV-2 is one of the viruses, along with other types of coronaviruses, that can be killed by ultraviolet light rays. A handheld ultraviolet-C wand is waved over the surface of a computer keyboard.Michele Abercrombie/NPRActually,…
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