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How A Special Kind Of Ultraviolet Light Helps Fight The Coronavirus

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Rich Smith
Dr. Iltefat Hamzavi worked during the pandemic to develop a method of using UV-C light to disinfect supplies, including respirators, in Detroit. His methods are now being used elsewhere to fight COVID-19.

Researchers around the world are exposing items to a particular kind of ultraviolet light to kill the coronavirus.

Consumer products that disinfect using UV-C light are available, but nothing is without risks. Eye protection is important, and some room sterilizers require you to physically leave the room during use.

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