• By Dennis Douda

UV Robots Zapping Hospital Germs

December 18, 2015

UV disinfection robot device in hospital room

A new government report this month says the rate of hospital-acquired infections has dropped 17% 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 for the Mayo Clinic News Network. [TRT 2:40]

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