• By Deborah Balzer

Mayo Clinic Minute: UV Robots Zapping Hospital Germs

December 30, 2015

UV disinfection robot device in hospital room

A new government report this month says the rate of hospital-acquired infections has dropped 17 percent since 2010. Unfortunately, the rate held steady last year, and it’s estimated that 1 in 10 patients will still contract an infection while hospitalized in the United States. Mayo Clinic has been testing a high-tech solution. Here’s Dennis Douda with today's Mayo Clinic Minute.

Watch the story here


Journalists: Broadcast quality video is available in the downloads. [TRT 1:07] Here's the reporter script.

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