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BEWARE of UV, spray tunnels in fighting Covid-19

By THE NATION

 

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The World Health Organisation is advising people not to avail of any Covid-19 "sterilising services" using UV or spray tunnels as these will harm the skin and could even cause cancer, Food and Drug Administration deputy secretary-general Supattra Boonserm revealed.

 

“Most of the antiseptic used in the spray tunnels are those allowed for sterilising surfaces of various materials, not human skin. Use of these services can irritate the skin and eyes,” she explained.

 

The UV system used in UV tunnels is actually meant for sterilising rooms or gadgets, not humans or their pets, and it could even cause skin cancer, Supattra warned.

 

She said the easy way to tackle Covid-19 is to clean one’s body and clothes using hot water with temperatures ranging between 70 and 90 degrees Celsius.

 

Source: https://www.nationthailand.com/news/30385491

 

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absolute insanity. you really cant fix low IQ. 

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24 minutes ago, daveAustin said:

Hey, it looks cool though. I expect Trump's already got a few of those in his gold palace by the looks of him. lol

There's always one got to bring Trump into it, heres one for you 🙂 

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3 hours ago, webfact said:

She said the easy way to tackle Covid-19 is to clean one’s body and clothes using hot water with temperatures ranging between 70 and 90 degrees Celsius.

Yeah, then your hospital visit will be to treat the burns.

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There are many types of UV's. The only UV that can kill bateria and virus is UVC which is filetered out by the ozone layer above earth. So, on the ground you get UVa and UVB both of which will cause sunburn and possibly skin cancer. However UVC (wavelength of 200 - 280 nano meter) can be generated  using mercury lamp or LED bulb, but it is VERY harmful to human and need special handling with care. It is useful for killing germs but make sure you are not exposed to it. UVC exposure destroys DNA of virus and bacteria. Just imagine what it does to human skin!

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1 hour ago, adisornc said:

Just imagine what it does to human skin!

and your eyesight...

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1 hour ago, adisornc said:

There are many types of UV's. The only UV that can kill bateria and virus is UVC which is filetered out by the ozone layer above earth. So, on the ground you get UVa and UVB both of which will cause sunburn and possibly skin cancer. However UVC (wavelength of 200 - 280 nano meter) can be generated  using mercury lamp or LED bulb, but it is VERY harmful to human and need special handling with care. It is useful for killing germs but make sure you are not exposed to it. UVC exposure destroys DNA of virus and bacteria. Just imagine what it does to human skin!

Maybe the last resoot during period odf cockdown

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18 hours ago, kekalot said:

 

written poorly, I assume but 70 to 90 celcius? between 158 to 194 Fahrenheit

 

Estimated Times/Temperatures Causing a Full Thickness 3rd degree burn in Adults

 

<160°F     1 second
<149°F     2 seconds

 

good times.

I'd say these temperatures are meant to wash clothes and not your body, but you could do as you wish...

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