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Radiation effective in sterilizing PPE except for respiratory masks

Radiation is an effective and established tool to sterilize personal protective equipment (PPE) that is in high demand during the COVID-19 pandemic, except for respiratory face masks as it weakens their filters, the IAEA said today.

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New tsetse sorting technology leads to more ffficient Pest Control
Bron: IAEA6 januari 2021
Fighting the tsetse fly using irradiation involves rearing and then releasing in the environment sterile male flies to mate with wild females producing no offspring, reducing the population over time.

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