What is a Russian “smart” mask: the creators promise protection against viruses for several years (Clarin, Argentina)

While the world tries to cope with the growing demand for surgical masks and N95 respirators high strength that uses medical personnel to protect against covid-19, a Russian Corporation rostec has designed a multi-year antimicrobial mask that protects against viruses and all types of microorganisms.

On Friday, July 10, the Russian state Corporation rostec announced that Ramenskiy instrument-making plant will carry out tests universal mask tiokraft was until the end of July. It comes with a battery, and it can protect people from the virus for several years. On Monday, July 13, reported the Russian news Agency.

“This is a new product, this is not a mask that can be an hour or two to wear and discard, this mask can be worn for several years, it is powered from a conventional battery. We plan to finish testing in July,” — said at a press conference General Director of the Ramenskoye instrument-making plant Sergey Anokhin.

Anokhin said that the principle of the mask is in cleaning the air by using a filter, working on technology of photocatalysis. The filter captures contaminants, then under ultraviolet light decomposes them into water and carbon dioxide.

In different countries, masks are used as one of the most effective measures to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus that appeared in the Chinese city of Wuhan…

March 11, 2020, the who declared the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. Today worldwide are infected about 5 million people died in 570 thousand. Nevertheless, more than 7 million people have managed to cure.