Covid-19: Chinese scientists develop device to zap virus

Guangzhou - Equipment can inactivate coronavirus with electron beam irradiation.



By IANS

Published: Wed 31 Mar 2021, 8:41 PM

Last updated: Wed 31 Mar 2021, 8:42 PM

Chinese researchers have developed a set of equipment that could inactivate coronavirus with electron beam irradiation.

The technology has passed an expert panel review and is set to be applied in cold chain food packaging disinfection. The information was announced at a press conference in south China's Shenzhen City on Monday.

China General Nuclear Power Corporation, Tsinghua University, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenzhen National Clinical Research Center for Infectious Diseases and the Third People's Hospital of Shenzhen were involved in the project, the Xinhua news agency reported.

A scientist working In a laboratory. Photo: Alamy
A scientist working In a laboratory. Photo: Alamy

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