Study evaluates alternative face coverings

January 24th, 2022

Texas Tech researchers have authored a new study to evaluate the effectiveness of alternative facial coverings in offering protection against COVID-19 transmission. During personal protective equipment (PPE) shortages, it has been necessary for people to utilize materials already at their disposal to craft their own face masks. In the absence of N95 masks, multi-layered masks […]

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Anti-viral textiles wage war on COVID-19

September 13th, 2021

A mask that disinfects itself at the touch of a button has been developed by scientists at Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) and Swiss research and development company Osmotex AG. Photo: Osmotex. New treatments for textiles support the effort to contain the pandemic.  by Debra Cobb While prosperous countries such as the U.S. and […]

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