An update: Electric anti viral Facemask

AN UPDATE: ELECTRIC ANTI- VIRAL FACE MASK As the wearing of face masks has become ubiquitous in public places, people end up reusing these devices as they go from place to place. Pathogens get deposited on the exterior of the masks and within the fabric. Considering that many pathogens, including that which causes COVID-19, can reside on surfaces for a long time, the masks themselves may be a way for diseases to spread. Researchers believe that electricity can be used to deactivate pathogens on face masks, and they recently showed that an “electroceutical” fabric kills coronavirus particles on contact and may be highly useful to help guarantee the safety of face masks and potentially make them properly reusable. The material, already commercialized and FDA cleared for the treatment of wounds, consists of an array of tiny batteries that work together to generate an electric field across a fabric. When moisture is present, a current is evoked within it, and any pathogens within the moisture are affected. The technology called V.Dox seems to be particularly suited for coronaviruses because they use electrostatics to bind to a host and to take on an infective form. Sending a current through where the viral particles are attached may be disrupting these processes. In their laboratory tests, the Indiana team was able to kill coronaviruses within a minute of activating the V.Dox fabric. Since it’s already safely used as an antimicrobial electroceutical for the treatment of severe wounds, it may soon be green lit by the FDA for other applications. The principal author of the study claims that the first evidence demonstrating that the physical characteristic features of coronaviruses may be exploited to render them non-infective following contact with the low-level electric field-generating electroceutical fabric.



Good information of Electric antiviral face mask to deactivate pathogens on the face mask

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Informative post @Dr. Haritma Nigam

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Informative post..Wait and see how it goes..If it works than it would be great

Nice information, this face mask is very beneficial.

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Quite Impressive !!


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Highly informative, innovative and thanks ma'am for sharing the update!

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