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Coronavirus-Zapping Robots Are Rolling Out in the Wild

But there’s still a long way to go before UV-blasting devices hit the mainstream

Rosie, a virus-killing robot manufactured by Xenex. Photo: Essdras M Suarez/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

San Antonio International Airport recently welcomed a new employee: a wheelchair-sized robot called the LightStrike that zaps the coronavirus and other pathogens with ultraviolet light. As the Washington Post reported on Tuesday, the…

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Yasmin Tayag

Yasmin Tayag

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Editor, Medium Coronavirus Blog. Senior editor at Future Human by OneZero. Previously: science at Inverse, genetics at NYU.