Customizing masks to fight the spread of COVID

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Waterloo engineers creating personalized masks for front line workers and patients with autoimmune deficiencies.

University of Waterloo researchers are developing personalized 3D-printed mask components for front line health-care providers as well as patients who regularly visit medical facilities for treatments such as dialysis and chemotherapy.

Members of the  Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing (MSAM) Laboratory have produced a number of prototypes based on approved design guidelines from Health Canada and the National Institutes for Health…..

https://uwaterloo.ca/stories/customizing-masks-fight-spread-covid

 

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