Chickenpox Virus Thrives When Ultraviolet Rays Are Its Lowest

Ultraviolet (UV) light is known to inactivate some viruses, and Dr. Phil Rice, virologist at St George’s, University of London believes his findings show UV rays could inactivate the varicella zoster virus, responsible for chickenpox and shingles on the skin before it transmits to another person.

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