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New face mask can inhibit & kill H1N1 Type A and bird flu virus
Jun '09
The Antimicrobial Industrial Enterprise Branch (Anti-bacterial Association) of the National Health Industry Management Association, Physical and Chemical Technology Academy of Chinese Sciences Institute, Microbiology and Epidemiology Academy of Military Medical Sciences Institute announced that they have successfully developed protective masks that have functions of securing against anti-influenza virus H1N1 Type A and bird flu virus H5N1.

Common masks can only block the passage of viral particles, but cannot kill and suppress virus activity. According to Mr. Li Bi Zhong, the team leader and Vice-Chairman of Experts Committee of Anti-bacterial Association, the quick-effective and anti-viral masks have adopted new nano-anti-virus technology (BCNT), which can effectively kill and inhibit bacteria, virus activity.

The nano-BCNT anti-virus technology is the latest development of silver nano-materials technology and nano-composite results. The anti-viral masks can kill or inhibit half of infected cells in less than 5 seconds, dilution rate is 1:178000 (TCID50 for 5.25 log value) for influenza A virus (H1N1) and avian influenza virus (H5N1).

Fibre2fashion News Desk - China

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