Face masks “critical until herd immunity”

May 6th, 2021

by Seshadri Ramkumar Vaccinations and other countermeasures such as face masks and physical distancing are critical to conquer the pandemic, as indicated by the second pandemic wave ravaging India.  A single day recently saw 352,991 new cases, making it a global record since the beginning of the pandemic.  Global infectious disease experts emphasize the importance of […]

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The basics and the alternatives

May 25th, 2020

A multidisciplinary approach to innovations in PPE could support needed development.  by Seshadri Ramkumar  Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE) are important and even mandatory procurements under any circumstance. The COVID-19 pandemic has heightened the need for the development of a variety of items, including new materials to be used in medical, consumer and defense products. The […]

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