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Coated Face Masks: The New Weapon Against COVID

Scientists have developed a coating suitable for almost any type of fabric, such as face masks, which can reduce the infectivity of SARS-CoV-2, a strain of coronavirus that causes COVID-19, by up to 90%. The researchers have applied for a patent for the technology in the United States with hospital fabrics and sportswear companies already showing interest.