Researchers have recently found out that an electroceutical fabric can kill coronavirus by disrupting its electrokinetic field.
Chandan Sen, IU School of Medicine professor and his team recently released a study that shows conclusive data that the virus is no longer infectious after contact with the fabric, which could be used in masks. If the masks are approved by the Food and Drug Administration, the company Vomaris Inc. is ready to mass sell them, Sen said, Indiana Daily Student reports. “The better the mask is, I think the more assurance we have as healthcare workers that we will be protected and to do our best to take care of our patients that need us,” said Ken Cornetta, an IU clinical medical and molecular genetics professor.
This fabric, which has a matrix of embedded microcell batteries that create a low level of electricity when moisture is present, would not only help the healthcare system, IU Vice President for Research Fred Cate said.
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