U of A researchers developing fabric treatment for protective wear that kills viruses on contact

U of A researchers are working on a virus-killing compound that could be applied to protective equipment like medical gowns and masks to prevent the spread of diseases including COVID-19. (Photo: Getty Images) U of A researchers are working on a virus-killing compound that could be applied to protective equipment like medical gowns and masks to prevent the spread of diseases including COVID-19. (Photo: Getty Images)

U of A researchers developing fabric treatment for protective wear that kills viruses on contact

New University of Alberta research aims to make medical gowns and masks even safer for front-line health-care workers.

Using a one-year, $50,000 NSERC Alliance COVID-19 grant, textiles scientist Patricia Dolez is leading research on developing a textile treatment that would kill viruses—including COVID-19—on contact....

https://www.ualberta.ca/folio/2021/01/u-of-a-researchers-developing-fabric-treatment-for-protective-wear-that-kills-viruses-on-contact.html