Irradiation with UV light kills SARS-CoV-2

Irradiation with UV light kills SARS-CoV-2

Researchers in Italy have found that it is possible to completely inactivate severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) using short-wavelength UV (UV-C) irradiation.

Journal reference: Clerici M, et al. UV-C irradiation is highly effective in inactivating and inhibiting SARS-CoV-2 replication. medRxiv 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.06.05.20123463

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