CityU develops anti-bacterial graphene face masks

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Face masks have become an important tool in fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic. However, improper use or disposal of masks may lead to “secondary transmission”. A research team from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has successfully produced graphene masks with an anti-bacterial efficiency of 80%, which can be enhanced to almost 100% with exposure to sunlight for around 10 minutes.
Period10 Sep 2020

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TitleCityU develops anti-bacterial graphene face masks
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Media name/outletCity University of Hong Kong - Research Stories
PlaceHong Kong
Media typeWeb
Date10/09/20
Linkhttps://www.cityu.edu.hk/research/stories/2020/09/10/cityu-develops-anti-bacterial-graphene-face-masks