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Disinfectant

Workers sprayed with 'disinfectant' in Delhi, civic body says 'by mistake'

A video of the incident was shared on social media, worker engaged in a sanitation drive can be seen spraying disinfectant on migrants

23 May 2020 12:27 PM

Phones with Aarogya Setu may tell you if you're safe but the devices themselves could put you at risk

Healthcare workers use phones every 15 minutes to two hours, and phone surfaces are virus magnets

15 May 2020 7:51 PM

Australian church fined for selling bleach as virus cure

The development comes weeks after US president Donald Trump was criticised for suggesting Covid patients could be treated with disinfectant.

13 May 2020 3:05 PM

Whaddaya know! Trump was off the mark but UVC lamps could actually aid covid fight in public places

Tests are being conducted to confirm that these particular ultraviolet rays are harmless to humans.

10 May 2020 4:06 PM

German startup's escalator disinfecting fitment in demand across globe amid COVID-19

Europe’s largest elevator and escalator makers Thyssenkrupp, Schindler, Otis and Kone were early customers but demand has surged amid corona

26 Apr 2020 1:46 PM

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Singapore researchers develop disinfectant robot to help in fight against coronavirus

The “XDBOT” is a box-shaped creation on wheels mounted with a robotic limb, which can reach awkward locations such as under tables and beds.

17 Apr 2020 5:48 PM

DRDO develops COVID sample collection kiosk which protects health and sanitation workers from possible infection

Healthcare workers can collect samples from outside a booth, protected by a screen from the potential carrier of the contagion inside

15 Apr 2020 5:02 PM

IIT Guwahati follows Chennai startup's lead, develops drone to sanitise large areas

Several states are considering using drones to disinfect localities without putting workers at risk

31 Mar 2020 12:18 PM

Health alert: Hospital gowns and equipments serve breeding ground for pathogens

Studies reveal that hospital gowns, stainless steel contaminated with pathogens responsible for severe illness.

16 Jul 2019 10:22 AM

Superbugs now also becoming resistant to alcohol disinfectants

VRE bugs can cause urinary tract, wound and bloodstream infections that are notoriously difficult to treat.

02 Aug 2018 5:00 PM

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