Continuous low doses of far ultraviolet C (far-UVC) light can kill airborne flu viruses without harming human tissues, according to a new study, which suggests that use of overhead far-UVC light in airports and other public spaces could provide a powerful check on influenza epidemics and pandemics.

A type of ultraviolet light that is harmless to humans could be a new weapon against the spread of flu virus in public spaces.

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