Ritchelle Ann Ona

The Alternative While There’s No COVID-19 Vaccine

The Center for Radiological Research at Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) discovered a new, low-cost solution to killing airborne viruses in indoor spaces. They found that continuous low doses of far ultraviolet C (far-UVC) light kills airborne flu viruses without harming human tissues. Routinely used to decontaminate surgical equipment, scientists have known for decades … Read more

Coronavirus Still Lives in the Air?

With this alarming headline, how do we reduce our risk from the airborne transmission of COVID-19? Remember when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its announcement that COVID-19 can spread through airborne particles? Not to spread panic, the coronavirus is frightening not only because of the speed it spreads but also because … Read more

Keeping Your Toothbrush Cleaner Than the Toilet Seat

You take care of your teeth, but do you take care of your toothbrush? A great toothbrush holder will not only keep your bathroom organized but will also protect your toothbrush bristles from bacteria. Do you know that after using your toothbrush for 3 weeks, there are already millions of microorganisms lurking in its bristles? … Read more

Unbox the Genius of Killing 99.9% of Germs, Viruses and Bacteria in Just 180 Seconds

Far beyond social distancing, washing hands regularly and wearing a face mask, at-home UV sanitizing devices reduce bacteria and germs on handheld electronic devices, PPEs (personal protection equipment) and small objects. Michael Schmidt, PhD, a professor with the department of microbiology and immunology at the Medical University of South Carolina said that besides human skin, … Read more

UV-C Wands and All the Bacteria In Food, Among Everything Else, It Kills

Ultraviolet sanitizing wands, like Cleen UV’s Spartan UVC Wand, are taking center stage. And, why not? These easy to obtain flashlight-looking gadget sanitizes, sans harsh chemicals, solely by using the disinfecting UV-C blue light. Jim Malley, PhD, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of New Hampshire attests to the “success” that … Read more

Eos Extra Small UVC Lamp: Way Ahead of the Automaking Industry

The coronavirus pandemic is now highlighting just how important vehicle hygiene is. Even if lockdowns across the world gets lifted, th health crisis ingrained in people’s minds the increased need for more effective tools to disinfect spaces around us. Coupled with working from home, social distancing and wearing masks becoming social norms, the pandemic brought … Read more

A Face Mask/Wearable Air Purifier That Lets You Breathe Even on the Run

Let’s talk about face masks first. US officials recommend wearing one to protect others and one’s self from the coronavirus. But, you’re correct, that hasn’t always been their advice. In February, the CDC and the US Surgeon General among others, insisted there was no need to wear face masks unless one is sick or is … Read more

COVID-19 Indoor Prevention Using Air Purifiers

With many people spending more time indoors, an air purifier that has germicidal ultraviolet is a must in fighting the spread of COVID-19. Though the exact ways the coronavirus gets transmitted are not yet known, one of the thought of possible ways is through the long-range and short-range airbone particles from droplets brought about by … Read more