NEW cleaning robots have arrived at St. Pancras equipped with coronavirus-killing ultraviolet (UV) lights have begun in a bid to minimise the risk to travellers.
Created by US firm UVD Robots, the mobile, fully autonomous robots are designed to kill viruses and bacteria both on surfaces and in the surrounding air. UV radiation has been shown to damage the genetic material of viruses, hampering their ability to replicate. St Pancras has deployed the robots in its bathrooms and frequented corridors in order to maximise their effectiveness.
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