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Following the successful application of upper-room UV disinfection systems in hospitals, educational institutions are joining the bandwagon to adopt the same technology to create a disease-free learning environment.
Retail stores and other businesses around the US are preparing to reopen amidst the coronavirus pandemic by using Ultraviolet light-based sanitization technology to ensure better overall safety for their customers as well as their staff. One such name is The Colorado Running Company, which has found an innovative solution to its shelve-restocking problem during the current situation.
Lewisville Elementary School becomes one of the first schools in the US to adopt UV light-based technology to fight Covid-19. Based in Chester County, it will use Germicidal Ultraviolet (GUV) sanitizers within school premises to ensure germ-free surroundings and safer access to education for its students.
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport has installed seven UVC light-based sanitizers on some of its pre-security check escalators in a bid to strengthen its existing efforts towards the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.Read More
When it comes to keeping our surroundings clean, we all are very cautious about the surfaces, however, air disinfection is generally overlooked. With offices, schools, restaurants and commercial activities gradually opening up, there’s a higher possibility of disease-causing pathogens getting transmitted from the air in such closed environments.Read More
"It has been known for 100 years that UV light is incredibly efficient in killing bacteria," were the exact words of Dr. David Brenner, director of the Center for Radiological Research at Columbia University while he was speaking with ABC7 New York, regarding the pilot project undertaken by New York City Transit for using Ultraviolet Technology to kill Covid-19 on surfaces.Read More
When people think about ultraviolet rays, the first thing that probably comes to their mind is the sun, followed by ‘sunbeds’, ‘harmful’, ‘radiation’, ‘UV rays’, etc. In the recent past, due to the current pandemic, another aspect of UV light has come to the forefront – its ability to disinfect surface, air, and water of harmful pathogens.
Acquired infections are a significant and increasing problem in today’s world, where each year millions of people are infected due to infections acquired at hospitals, at work, at schools, at supermarkets, or at other such crowded places. This makes development in the area of disinfection the need of the hour.Read More
Ever wondered why the children who play out in the Sun are less susceptible to catching diseases than the ones who remain indoors? Ever pondered why hospital rooms often let a huge amount of sunlight in? Ever paid attention to why our grandparents would spend hours sitting in the Sun and advise us to do likewise?
The statistics related to COVID-19 are changing with the blink of an eye. The fear for this illness is certainly leading to chaos and misinformation being spread along with the illness. The later can be more dangerous than the former. To combat both the spread of the virus and the worry, thus arising, we need strong preventive measures to combat the virus from entering our immediate surroundings.