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MWAA to kill pathogens with ultraviolet light at Reagan, Dulles

Hannah Denham at the Washington Business Journal reports the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority wants to install ultraviolet disinfection technology at Reagan National and Dulles International airports to disinfect the air in high-traffic areas. According to a statement of work the agency filed June 4, the UV germicidal irradiation technology would “control airborne transmission of pathogens,” including coronavirus and influenza, by killing any bacterial and viral organisms with UV light circulating through the airports’ air systems. The agency is currently searching for a contractor to design and build the project, scheduled to be mostly complete by Nov. 15, in time…
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