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R2D2-Like Robot Joins Battle Against Hospital Infections

Oct 15, 2013
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Looking a little like R2D2, a portable ultraviolet light disinfecting machine is killing potentially dangerous microbes in hospital operating rooms and elsewhere.

Source: Kera

The Centers for Disease Control says one of every 20 patients gets an infection during a hospital stay. In Fort Worth, a hospital is fighting that problem with an ultraviolet light machine that looks like one of Luke Skywalker's sidekicks.

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