Why We Aren’t Using UV to Disinfect Everything—Yet

Negative perception and costs pose obstacles to a promising technology

Photo: Xenex Disinfection Services, Inc.
Photo: Xenex Disinfection Services, Inc.
Firefly Handpiece Disinfecting Connector. Image: PuraCath Medical, Inc.
Photo: Puro Lighting

Julie Halpert has been a freelance journalist for over three decades. Her wide ranging focus includes science, parenting, personal finance and retirement.

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