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Vapour said to be a bacteria killer

By Elliot Ferguson The Whig-Standard 

A new disinfection technology developed at Queen's University could bolster the fight against bacteria infections in hospitals, hotels and food processing facilities.

The technology combines ozone and hydrogen peroxide into another compound that is extremely effective at killing bacteria.

From the Queen's University News Centre:

A Queen’s University infectious disease expert has collaborated in the development of a disinfection system that may change the way hospital rooms all over the world are cleaned as well as stop bed bug outbreaks in hotels and apartments.

KINGSTON, ON -- A bold new approach to commercializing Canadian research discoveries in green chemistry has resulted in a $3.2 million vote of confidence from industry investors and venture capitalists.

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