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Wavelength - The Essential UV Podcast

by the International Ultraviolet Association and IUVA-Young Professionals

Wavelength is the essential UV podcast, brought to you by the International Ultraviolet Association and IUVA-YP. Join us each episode as we break down world-wide news, technology trends, and professional development opportunities all around the use of ultraviolet light technologies for protecting public health and the environment.

COVID-19 episode 1: The IUVA’s COVID-19 Response

April 21, 2020

The IUVA believes that UV disinfection technologies can play a key role in reducing the transmission of SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing COVID-19; so, the association working hard to provide guidance on its safe and effective use. Today on Wavelength, we speak with Dr. Ron Hofmann, President of the IUVA, and Dr. Ted Mao, leader of the IUVA’s COVID-19 Task Force, about the potential roles of UV in this pandemic and the ongoing efforts of the Task Force.

MENU Fact Sheet on UV Disinfection for COVID-19 IUVA COVID-19 FAQ Advice for the selection and operation of equipment for the UV disinfection of air and surfaces Discouraging the Use of UV Light on the Human Body UV Disinfection Technologies & HAI Webinar WHITE PAPERS UV 101: Overview of Ultraviolet Disinfection UV 101: Desinfección Ultravioleta, una perspectiva general SARS-CoV-2 UV Dose-Response Behavior Far UV-C in the 200 – 225 nm range, and its potential for disinfection applications PDF DOWNLOADS Fact Sheet with References 情况介绍,中文 Hoja de datos, idioma español ADDITIONAL RESOURCES EPA Regulations About UV Lights that Claim to Kill or Be Effective Against Viruses and Bacteria Aircraft Hygiene in the Covid and Post Covid Eras: Demands, Challenges, and Opportunities Ultraviolet Disinfection Technologies & Healthcare Associated Infections: Defining Standards and Metrology Needs: Workshop Follow Up Questions on the U.S. Regulatory Coverage of UV Devices in a Hospital Expert Perspectives on UV as a Tool for N95 Decontamination The IUVA’s COVID-19 Response
针对新冠病毒,国际紫外协会在行动
Presentations, posters,and other information from the NIST/IUVA Supporting Global Action to Reduce the Transmission Of COVID-19 (CIE) FREE Update to CDC guidance on "Decontamination and Reuse of Filtering Facepiece Respirators" which highlights UV as a strong contender for disinfecting N95s. Disinfection of N95 Respirators: UV Light May Be Considered For Limited Reuse Situations IES Committee Report: Germicidal Ultraviolet (GUV) – Frequently Asked Questions
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