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Should more public spaces be treated with UVC light?

Although the spread of infection is not a new challenge, Bluebotics at reports, COVID-19 has made us all more wary about public spaces with high touch areas. UVC, the highest energy portion of the ultraviolet (UV) radiation spectrum, offers a proven and effective way to disinfect surfaces, even in areas that would normally be difficult to clean.  Termed ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI), hundreds of pathogens, including coronaviruses, have been shown to respond to this form of disinfection. Indeed, the International Ultraviolet Association (IUVA) notes: “COVID-19 infections can be caused by contact with contaminated surfaces and then touching facial…
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