For weeks, the maps that blueprint flu action beyond the United States accept kept bushing in with darker shades of red. The abrupt beheld represents how this flu division bound grew into an epidemic.
Now, a aggregation of advisers from Columbia University say addition visual, a different blazon of ultraviolet lamp, represents achievement for the abutting flu season.
“What we achievement to do is absolute the bulk of (flu virus) transmission,” said David Brenner, Director of Radiological Analysis at the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Brenner says it’s been accepted for decades that ultraviolet ablaze can clean out bacilli like the flu virus or