The first reusable mask "able to inactivate the coronavirus" created in Portugal and which costs only 10 euros

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In Portugal, a new mask was launched, called MOxAd-Tech, capable of neutralizing the coronavirus thanks to three layers.

While in Salerno there are the first very expensive fines for those who do not wear a mask, in Portugal one is created reusable able inattivare il virus SARS-CoV-2 which causes Covid-19 disease. Made with a fabric with antimicrobial characteristics, it is already on the market and would lead to a 99% viral reduction.

Washable up to 50 times, the MOxAD-Tech mask, this is its name, would have successfully passed two months of tests carried out by the João Lobo Antunes Institute of Molecular Medicine, thus becoming the first mask capable of neutralizing the notorious virus.

This was made known by the consortium of companies that produce it and, according to what the Publico newspaper reports, the mask was already developed in April, but the definitive tests on its anti-viral characteristics were only announced today.

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The mask is equipped with a special new coating which, according to the researchers, “neutralizes the virus in the event of contact with the cloth, an effect that remains active for up to 50 washes”.

Three layers, one of which inactivates the virus

As Susana Serrano, executive director of Adalberto, the hi-tech company that produced it, explains, the mask is made up of three layers.

“The outer layer is repellent. Viruses are transmitted by droplets of water and as soon as they fall into a mask they slip. So - says Serrano - the probability that [the droplet] remains in the fabric is already reduced, since the other layers are anti-drip “.

HERE you can buy it online.

Sources: Public / NIT Pt

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