Aerosols of some FDA-approved food coloring could deactivate airborne viruses.
UVC radiation is effective for disinfecting objects and surfaces. It could help manage the coronavirus pandemic and fill gaps in PPE supplies.
We've all seen the footage of people in protective suits and vehicles spraying cities to control COVID-19. But because of the way disinfectant and contamination work, it might be mostly for show.
Robots are helping health care workers and public safety officials more safely and quickly treat coronavirus patients and contain the pandemic. They have something in common: They're tried and tested.
Antimicrobial resistance is a public health and economic disaster waiting to happen. If we do not address this threat, by 2050 more people will die from drug-resistant infections than from cancer.
The coronavirus, like many infectious diseases, can live and spread on inanimate objects in the world around us. An epidemiologist explains how and gives some advice on how to minimize the risk.
Chlorine has been used to disinfect drinking water for more than a hundred years. But new alternatives may be safer.