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UV lights in public spaces could kill airborne flu viruses on the spot

Eugenio Marongiu/Getty Images Could overhead ultraviolet (UV) lights in offices and public spaces be used to stop and kill airborne flu viruses in their tracks? Quite possibly yes, claim researchers at the Center for Radiological Research at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. For decades, scientists have known that certain wavelengths of ultraviolet light are able