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Automated System for Lavatory Disinfection

In lieu of conventional methods of chemical (sanitizer spray) disinfection, a paper posted at https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1757-899X/1012/1/012049/pdf introduces a novel idea to fight the attack of microbes causing infections and diseasesfrom the source like lavatory and specially its seat. Here we utilize the germicidal power of ultra violet light ray’s .i.e. Ultra Violet C range of the…

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Autoclaving System Using Ultraviolet Light

The European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine published an academic paper examining UV autoclaving. Hospitals are considered to be the hub for all the micro-organisms as all the infected people are treated there. The risk of healthy people acquiring infections and diseases are also very high. Hence, the process of cleaning and sanitizing all…

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A Review of Recent Evidence for Utilizing Ultraviolet Irradiation Technology to Disinfect Both Indoor Air and Surfaces

Farhad Memarzadeh at the National Institutes of Health published a paper in Applied Biosafety reviewing the implementation of “no-touch” technologies such as ultraviolet (UV)-based sanitizers to effectively disinfect the air and high-touch surfaces may be important to keeping working environments and indoor public gathering places, where there may be a higher risk of infection from…

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What you need to know before buying an air purifier

More people than ever before are considering room air filters and purifiers to protect themselves against COVID-19 indoors, a Philadelphia Sun staff report says, while questioning if these devices really make a difference. Air purifiers and filters can help reduce airborne contaminants, including viruses, in a home, office or other confined space. While an air…

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Germicidal UV Lamps May Damage Cornea

Bacteria and viruses can be destroyed by UV light, Alanis Hayal at Brinkwire reports, and cautioning excessive use is harmful. Doctors from the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine stated in a paper published in the journal Ocular Immunology and Inflammation that some patients who used germicidal lamps…

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Ultraviolet radiation causes rare type of eye cancer

Ultraviolet radiation can cause a rare type of eye cancer, conjunctival melanoma, according to University of Manchester research funded by Cancer Research UK and others* and published** in Nature Communications, according to a report from The University of Manchester released yesterday. UV radiation is known to be the key environmental cause of melanoma of the skin,…

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Germ killer to go: OSRAM announces the fight against viruses and bacteria with portable UV-C air purifiers

Stopping the spread of germs and viruses has become more important in the current pandemic-ridden world. UV-C light – the effect of which has been known for over a century – has been proven to be a key to clean air indoors. The invisible, ultraviolet light destroys viruses and bacteria with a reliability of 99.9…

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Food Manufacturer Using Healthe UV Equipment to Sanitize Air

Randy Shore at Vancouver Sun reports Nature’s Path—a food manufacturer based in British Columbia—has installed cutting-edge ultraviolet lighting and air-disinfection filters at its plants that promise to rid indoor air of the virus that causes COVID-19. All three plants—in Delta, Blaine, Wash. and Sussex, Wis.—have been equipped by Florida-based Healthe Inc. Proprietary downlights for general illumination…

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LiteSheet LED UV-C Disinfecting Cabinet Kills 99.95% of SARS-CoV-2 in 15 Minutes

This past fall, LEDs Magazine reports in its Company Newsfeed section, Dr. Nisha Duggal and her team of scientists at Virginia Tech tested the efficacy of the LiteSheet UV-C Disinfecting Cabinet against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that is the cause of the COVID-19 pandemic, on surfaces.  Virginia-based LiteSheet Solutions’ innovative LED UV-C disinfecting cabinet is designed…

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UV Irradiation of Strawberries Saves Water

A team of researchers in Spain finds UV irradiation of strawberries is just as effective as rinsing them in chlorine-treated water, but may use less water because the wash water can be re-irradiated and reused. The research appears in “Inactivation of Salmonella enterica, Listeria monocytogenes and murine norovirus (MNV-1) on fresh strawberries by conventional and water-assisted ultraviolet light…

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