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EIT Health-supported “Upper Hand Mask” protects from SARS-COV-2 virus particles

In April 2020, EIT Health launched a pan-European Rapid Response Initiative for projects related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The German research project ViruShield received funding. The Upper Hand Mask, which was developed by RWTH Aachen University and FU Berlin, combines nanofilter technology with a proven self-disinfecting surface with antiviral properties in the fight against COVID-19.

Read the Press Release here (German only)