What is UV light, and can it kill the coronavirus on surfaces? Here’s everything you need to know

What is UV light, and can it kill the coronavirus on surfaces? Here’s everything you need to know

Ultraviolet light technology is becoming more popular among companies that are implementing a multi-tactic approach to combat the coronavirus.

On July 29, JetBlue Airways revealed the Honeywell UV Cabin System, a robot the size of a beverage cart with arms that extend over the top of seats to sweep the cabin and treat aircraft surfaces. It can disinfect the entire cabin in roughly 10 minutes.

Troutbeck, a historic retreat set on 250 acres in New York’s Hudson Valley, upgraded all of the resort’s HVAC systems with a HEPA filtration system that includes UV light for extra germ-fighting.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2020/08/03/covid-does-uv-light-kill-viruses-germs-what-to-know/5546413002/  

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