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Using UV for Sterilization

Reginald Davey, a freelance writer and editor from Nottingham, United Kingdom, writes about the disinfection and sterilization of transmission routes of pathogens as key infection control procedures. These measures kill any microbes present, thereby making the environment cleaner and safer for human use and occupancy. Whilst there are many ways of disinfecting an environment, one method that has been in use for over a century is ultraviolet (UV) light sterilization Image Credit: Sergey Ryzhov / History of UV sterilization The use of UV light as a method to sterilize areas and reduce the transmission of pathogens was first…
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