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DESPITE the promise that far UV-C is less harmful to humans than standard UV-C, it’s not ready for general use without further research, say experts. Scientists from the International Ultraviolet Association (IUVA) say there is ‘not yet sufficient evidence to support widespread application’ where direct human exposure is anticipated.  The IUVA recommends that far UV-C...
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LEADING scientists with expertise in ultraviolet lighting have stepped into the global debate on dealing with the coronavirus crisis. The International Commission on Illumination (CIE) has decided to published a number of its key technical reports and international standards on the topic of ultraviolet lighting. These publications will be freely available for the next three...
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CAN THOSE lights above your head protect you from viruses and bacteria? That’s the question top scientists are probing this week as a possible viral pandemic looms.  The researchers are investigating the effectiveness of standard ceiling lights which have been fitted with disinfecting ultraviolet LEDs. The special shortwave UV lights are designed to kick in...