SCIENTISTS DISCOVER A NEW WEAPON TO STOP THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 INDOORS

SCIENTISTS DISCOVER A NEW WEAPON TO STOP THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 INDOORS

ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT HAS A LONG HISTORY AS A DISINFECTANT AND THE SARS-COV-2 VIRUS, which causes Covid-19, is readily rendered harmless by UV light. The question is how best to harness UV light to fight the spread of the virus and protect human health as people work, study, and shop indoors.

The virus spreads in several ways. The main route of transmission is through person-to-person contact via aerosols and droplets emitted when an infected person breathes, talks, sings, or coughs. The virus can also be transmitted when people touch their faces shortly after touching surfaces that have been contaminated by infected individuals. This is of particular concern in health-care settings, retail spaces where people frequently touch counters and merchandise, and in buses, trains, and planes.

read more>> https://www.inverse.com/science/ultraviolet-light-can-make-indoor-spaces-safer-during-the-pandemic

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