Author Topic: High viral loads of SARS-CoV-2 can be inactivated in 9 minutes by UVC irradiatio  (Read 405 times)

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SARS-CoV-2 is highly susceptible to irradiation with ultraviolet
light. High viral loads of SARS-CoV-2 can be inactivated in 9 minutes
by UVC irradiation. UVC irradiation represents a suitable disinfection
method for SARS-CoV-2. (American Journal of Infection Control, 4
August 2020)

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0196655320307562

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This is good news. Every hotel room should have a UVC light treatment between guests. Might as well just put them in the ceiling.

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Skip to the "Put to Use" section. Also has some good pictures of commercial UV disinfection set-ups.

Ultraviolet light can make indoor spaces safer during the pandemic if it's used the right way
https://theconversation.com/ultraviolet-light-can-make-indoor-spaces-safer-during-the-pandemic-if-its-used-the-right-way-141512