Received: 19 April 2020
Accepted: 4 June 2020
First Online: 24 June 2020
Change Date: 19 September 2021
Change Type: Update
Change Details: Editor’s Note: Readers are alerted that the Competing Interests statement in this manuscript is under dispute. Appropriate editorial action will be taken once this matter is resolved and all parties have been given an opportunity to respond in full.
Change Date: 27 September 2021
Change Type: Correction
Change Details: A Correction to this paper has been published:
Change Details: https://doi.org/10.1038/S41598-021-97508-9
: D.J.B has a granted patent entitled ‘Apparatus, method and system for selectively affecting and/or killing a virus’ (US10780189B2), that relates to the use of filtered 222 nm UV light to inactivate viruses. In addition, D.J.B has an ongoing non-financial collaboration with Eden Park Illumination, and the authors’ institution, Columbia University, has licensed aspects of UV light technology to USHIO Inc.