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ViroFighter helps disinfect schools and kindergartens

Keeping ourselves, our families, our work community and the most vulnerable of us all, the elderly and children safe in general is the most important thing, especially in an epidemic where fear of invisible pathogens, numerous, often conflicting information and the resulting uncertainty increases this. The global pandemic of Covid-19 has highlighted how vulnerable we […]

ViroFighter is the next generation, intelligent UV disinfection robot

The ViroFighter intelligent, autonomous UV disinfection robot was developed in cooperation with the European Knowledge Centre Ltd. and ELTE-Soft Ltd. to help protect against the coronavirus epidemic and to respond to the epidemiological challenges of the 21st century. In addition to ELTE-Soft Ltd., as the non-profit company of the university, ELTE lecturers and students also […]

Proper hygiene is paramount in preventing infections

A Japanese video footage presents an experiment that proves how easily viruses and bacteria can spread in restaurants if only one person is infected. The experiment simulates the atmosphere of a buffet restaurant aboard a cruise ship. NHK, a Japanese public service broadcaster, organized the experiment with the involvement of health experts. The video simulates […]

UVC light kills the coronavirus

Signify, a world-leading lighting technology company, and the National Infectious Diseases Laboratory at the University of Boston, USA, have conducted research that has demonstrated the effectiveness of Signify’s UV-C light sources in inactivating SARS-CoV-2, the COVID-19 pandemic virus. Since the onset of the SARS-CoV-2 epidemic, Dr. Anthony Griffiths, an associate professor of microbiology at the […]

UVC light kills microorganisms

No microorganism can resist UVC light! Natural radiation from the Sun contains UV-A (UVA), UV-B (UVB) and UV-C (UVC) light. A small portion of UVA and UVB radiation reaches the Earth’s surface. UVC light is completely absorbed by the Earth’s atmosphere, so microorganisms have not developed natural protection against UVC light. UVC germicidal irradiation is […]