U of A engineering researcher Hyo-Jick Choi (left) and his lab team will focus on manufacturing prototype salt-coated masks and respirators, or a salt-coated filter that is easy to produce and reusable. (Photo: Michael Brown)

U of A researcher working on salt-coated masks that can kill coronavirus

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Research on oral vaccines yields discovery that led to a new kind of protective mask capable of killing viruses and bacteria.

In 2017, Hyo-Jick Choi and his engineering research team released a study outlining a breathable surgical mask that just doesn’t catch pathogens from entering the respiratory system, it kills them.

https://www.ualberta.ca/news/newsarticles/2020/10/u-of-a-researcher-working-on-salt-coated-masks-that-can-kill-coronavirus.html

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