A joint work of several companies in Portugal has allowed the development of a mask that disables the Covid-19 upon contact with it.
Since April, the mask called MOxATech has been on the Portuguese market, and has gained recent relevance for its ability to disable the coronavirus on contact with it.
This initiative was carried out between several scientific centers and companies that worked hand in hand to offer the population an effective anti-contagion alternative.
It was not until a few weeks ago that the scientific tests carried out led to this product being endorsed by the João Lobo Antunes Molecular Medicine Institute in Lisbon (iMM).
The results of the scientific tests, according to the virologist of the iMM Pedro Simas, "have shown an effective inactivation of the SARS-CoV-2 even after 50 washes, observing a 99% viral reduction after one hour of contact with the tissue" .
To this test are added that of the Institut Pasteur de Lille, in France, which had already verified with the antimicrobial characteristics of the mask in the H1N1 virus, the Corona-type and the rotavirus.
In addition, it is certified by the Direction Générale des Entreprises in France, which ensures that after 50 washes, the mask has a particle retention of 96%.
They are currently only available in Portugal and Europe through Mo stores and other stores interested in becoming part of their distribution.