UV light, Respiratory Catheter for COVID-19 from Cedars-Sinai Seeking Medical Use

Author: Dan Sterling | Date: April 28, 2020

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Ultraviolet (UV) light has a long-standing track record in use as an antimicrobial. But the primary limitation to using UV light in relation to the human body is that it can also potentially damage its cells. A group of researchers at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Calif., known as the Medically Associated Science and Technology (MAST) team, has been investigating the potential application of the safest type of UV light within the body for years, particularly in gastrointestinal and genitourinary indications.

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