Institute of molecular medicine named joão Lobo Antonescu, who works in the Portuguese capital Lisbon, announced the successful testing of the mask called MoxAdTech, which, according to scientists, is able to deactivate the coronavirus that causes disease COVID-19. This was reported Sapo24.
Reusable face mask made of textile sold in Portugal and other EU countries from April to platform Mo-online. Now, however, scientists have proved that the material from which it is made, neutralize the virus SARS-CoV-2, and the effect remains the same after 50 washings.
Virologist Pedro SIMAS said that scientists at the Institute studied the properties of the mask, immersing it in the solution, which was molecules coronavirus. They found that 99% of the molecules of SARS-CoV-2 lose their properties after contact with the coating mask.
Vidattaltivu multilayer coating and the innovative fabric made MoxAdTech the best means of individual protection, according to the publication.
Flash coronavirus infection began at the end of 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.