COVID-19: ultraviolet light exposes improper PPE use -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

COVID-19: ultraviolet light exposes improper PPE use

07.05.2020

Image: four hands under ultraviolet light with traces of something on them; Copyright: Rami A. Ahmed, D.O.

Using ultraviolet light, researchers discovered the presence of fluorescent solution on the health care worker's skin, which represented an exposure to the contagion and indicated that they made an error while putting on or taking off their PPE.

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