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New technology that could disinfect airport checkpoint bins being tested at DCA, TSA says

Elliot Henney at ABC 7 TV in Washington, D.C., says a new technology that uses Ultraviolet-C (UV-C) light to disinfect airport checkpoint bins will be launched at Washington National Airport, according to the Transportation Security Administration. The TSA says the new technology could potentially make checkpoints safer by preventing the spread of COVID-19 and other viruses and bacteria. The initial assessments will occur at two checkpoints at National Airport. The TSA says they are assessing whether or not the equipment can reach the required UV-C dosage in order to reduce the number of pathogens on the checkpoint bins. The…
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