Anti-Viral Facial Masks
Testing of the anti-viral activity of an exemplary mask against a human coronavirus (HCoV229E) similar to the one causing COVID-19. Note that small bars are better than big ones. See text for more details. pfu=plaque forming unità indicating the quantity of viruses; “+ 5min” indicates that masks were washed for 5 min.
Inventor(s): David Devore, Joachim Kohn, Yong Mao, Sanjeeva Murthy, Kim-phuong Le
Keywords(s): Antiviral, Biomaterials, Polymers & Composites
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Healthcare & Life Sciences