Can sanitizing your iPhone with UV light protect you from coronavirus?

Can sanitizing your iPhone with UV light protect you from coronavirus?

The best way to fight the world’s latest cause for panic — coronavirus — is by washing our damn hands.

There’s another strategy that could be handy for protecting ourselves, too: sanitizing our phones so we don’t accidentally compromise the benefits of hand washing.

“The same way your hand may have been contaminated, your phone may have been contaminated,” Dr. Jeffrey Klausner, a professor of epidemiology at UCLA’s Fielding School of Public Health, told Mashable. 

It’s possible to sanitize your smartphone with antibacterial wipes. However, human error and damage to the phone’s surface make the slightly higher tech option of cleaning your phone with UV light a good way to go, too. Read more…

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