What is Hepatitis A? Hepatitis A is a highly contagious, short-term liver infection. People who get it may feel sick for a few weeks to several months but usually recover completely and do not have lasting liver damage. In rare cases, this virus … [Read more...]
UV Disinfection for Hepatitis A
Since Hepatitis A can be waterborne, using UV water disinfection can help decrease the likelihood of contracting the disease. Medical facilities can also use UV-C to disinfect surfaces that had contact with infected blood and bodily fluids.
A Boil Water Alert is issued when disease-causing pathogens are detected, in order to protect you from water that is or will become unsafe to consume. There are more than 151,000 public water systems in the USA, and at any moment a handful of them … [Read more...]