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Human-safe ultraviolet light used to kill airborne virus

Gizmag - Fri 9 Feb 18

For decades, it's been known that broad-spectrum UVC light kills viruses and bacteria by destroying the molecular bonds that hold their DNA together. Unfortunately, it also causes skin ...

Special UV light safely kills airborne flu virus, finds study

Medical Xpress - Fri 9 Feb 18

Continuous low doses of far ultraviolet C (far-UVC) light can kill airborne flu viruses without harming human tissues, according to a new study at the Center for Radiological Research at Columbia ...

Special UV light safely kills airborne flu virus, finds study, Eurekalert - Fri 9 Feb 18

Far-ultraviolet lamps could eradicate airborne viruses in public spaces — with no risk to us

ZME Science - Mon 12 Feb 18

It can't go through our skin, but it will wreck viruses and bacteria.

This Special UV Light Could Zap Flu Germs from the Air

Livescience - Fri 9 Feb 18

A special type of ultraviolet (UV) light may be able to "zap" flu germs right out of the air, a new study suggests.

UV Lamps May Soon Make Our Buses and Trains Completely Germ Free

Emaxhealth - Tue 13 Feb 18

Researchers at the University of Columbia want to stop the spread of viruses and bacteria in the air with a special Ultraviolet C (far-UVC) light. This can potentially make our buses, public ...

Can UV Light Be Used to Kill Airborne Flu Virus?

WebMD - Mon 12 Feb 18

Researchers say a certain spectrum of ultraviolet light -- called far-UVC -- easily kills airborne flu viruses while posing no risk to people.

UV light can kill airborne flu virus, study finds

UPI - Fri 9 Feb 18

Experiments prove low doses of far ultraviolet C light can wipe out airborne flu virus without harming humans.

Special UV Light Safely Kills Airborne Flu Virus

Laboratory Equipment - Fri 9 Feb 18

NewsContinuous low doses of far ultraviolet C (far-UVC) light can kill airborne flu viruses without harming human tissues, according to a new study.Contributed Author: Columbia University ...

Can ultraviolet light fight the spread of influenza?

ScienceDaily - Fri 9 Feb 18

Overhead far-UVC light, a type of ultraviolet light that is harmless to humans, effectively killed airborne flu virus, researchers have found. The lighting may offer a new weapon against the ...