New method for disinfecting hospital rooms could help stop the spread of ‘superbugs’ (Texas A&M University)

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Can a robot disinfect a hospital room just as well as a person?

According to Chetan Jinadatha, M.D., M.P.H., assistant professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine and chief of infectious diseases at the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System in Temple, that is indeed the case.

While it may sound more like science fiction than real life, Jinadatha’s research that looks at the effectiveness of a germ-zapping robot to help disinfect hospital rooms could hold the key to preventing the spread of “superbugs” – in turn, saving countless dollars and, most importantly, lives.

Read the entire article, including Dr. Jinadatha’s research using Xenex’s pulsed xenon UV germ-zapping robots below.

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