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Using Blue Light To Kill A Superbug Bacteria

Using Blue Light To Kill A Superbug Bacteria

A new way to treat deadly MRSA infections, gets the blue light.

Using Blue Light To Kill A Superbug Bacteria

Friday, December 20, 2019 - 13:30

Karin Heineman, Executive Producer

(Inside Science) -- A treatment using blue light to eradicate MRSA, the deadly superbug, is currently being tested. Researchers have found that exposing the bacteria to blue light can render it defenseless against antiseptics as mild as hydrogen peroxide. 

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Karin Heineman

Karin Heineman is the executive producer of Inside Science TV.