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Ring vaccination is a strategy that was used to great effect during the smallpox eradication effort by Donald Henderson et al. Briefly, it consists of identifying infected persons and then vaccinating everyone in a circle around that person to provid

Ring vaccination is a strategy that was used to great effect during the smallpox eradication effort by Donald Henderson et al. Briefly, it consists of identifying infected persons and then vaccinating everyone in a circle around that person to provid

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Paint and chocolate both sound like very cost-effective ways to do this! Perhaps a two-tier training system could use both, starting with paint to see what you're doing and then graduating to UV.

That looks quite tricky!

SYBR Green is probably way too expensive. Apparently they do this for radiation training; I looked up the compound that they use, it's called CalcoFluor. There's also a melamine bead suspension used in healthcare called GloGerm. I'll update the idea to reflect this.

http://www.radpro.com/dye.pdf