In light of the United States appearance of Africa's Least Wanted menace, a robot that can kill the Ebola virus using UV light has hit the market. As reported by wtsp.com, the robot known as "Little Moe" sanitizes possible outbreak locations by blasting UV light to fuse and thus destroy the virus's DNA. A xenon bulb flashes at 1.5 times per second - enough to clean a whole hospital room in five minutes, or to scrub an Ebola-tainted surface in two minutes.
The robot, developed by the Texas company Xenex, is now a feature of 250 hospitals nationwide. Dr. Mark Stibich, who works with Xenex, explained, "...What our customers have seen and reported in the medical literature is reduction in these infections in the rate of up to 50 percent."
Shine on, Little Moe.
|It also serves as party lighting for your "I Survived Ebola" celebration bash...if you make it.|