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UV-based Air Purification, A New Way To Fight The Flu
Date:2/12/2013

le to flu complications include young children, people sixty-five and older, pregnant women and those with underlying medical conditions. While everyone should take extra precautions this time of year, these groups are urged to take simple, additional steps to remove or kill contaminated air before they breathe it in. Flu viruses can be transmitted from coughs and sneezes up to 6 feet away, and the average person breathes 3600 gallons of air per day, so indoor air quality is essential.

Germicidal UV light has been found to be one of the most effective methods of killing both airborne and surface contamination, caused by bacteria and viruses. Hospitals routinely use ultraviolet light to kill bacteria and viruses on surfaces, and in the air. UV Flu Technology has developed residential, air purifiers that utilize this hospital-grade method. 

"This serious outbreak may only be the beginning of a host of airborne diseases becoming major headlines over the next several years," said Jack Lennon , President of UV Flu Technologies. "Flu, Whooping Cough, TB, MRSA, Staph, and a host of other airborne transmitted diseases are coming back, many of which have grown resistant to treatments using antibiotics. The extensive use of antibiotics over the last few decades have contributed to lower immune response systems in many Americans. Children, seniors, and anyone undergoing transplants, or other medical treatments, which lower the immune response, are at serious risk of getting potentially fatal bacterial infections. The strain of Tuberculosis now appearing in India and Eastern Europe is now infecting millions of people, with fatality rates sometimes exceeding 50%," said Mr. Lennon. "Although, on average, 36,000 people die from flu-like symptoms annually in this country, many times more die from bacterial infections, and up to 500,000 may die from diseases related to cardiopulmonar
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