New Kind of Ultraviolet Light Safely Kills Airborne Pathogens Indoors, Scientists Say

A type of ultraviolet light called Far-UVC could dramatically change how we combat the transmission of airborne pathogens in indoor environments, scientists report in a new study. Researchers say the technology represents a new ‘hands off’ way of curbing the spread of COVID-19, compared to existing control measures that involve significant changes in people’s behavior … Read more

US FCC adds Russia’s Kaspersky, China telecom firms to national security threat list

WASHINGTON, March 25 (Reuters) – The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Friday added Russia’s AO Kaspersky Lab, China Telecom (Americas) Corp (0728.HK) and China Mobile International USA (0941.HK) to its list of communications equipment and service providers deemed threats to US national security. The regulator last year designated five Chinese companies including Huawei Technologies Co … Read more

Russia, Belarus squarely in ‘default territory’ on billions in debt -World Bank

People walk near the Moscow International Business Centre, also known as “Moskva-City”, in Moscow, Russia November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, March 9 (Reuters) – Russia and Belarus are edging close to default given the massive sanctions imposed against their economies by the United States and … Read more