The N95 mask uses fabric that blocks at least 95 per cent of submicron particles such as viruses. Photo: Reuters The N95 mask uses fabric that blocks at least 95 per cent of submicron particles such as viruses. Photo: Reuters
The N95 mask uses fabric that blocks at least 95 per cent of submicron particles such as viruses. Photo: Reuters

Taiwanese-American N95 mask inventor puts retirement on hold to help fight Covid-19 outbreak

  • Peter Tsai, the scientist and engineer who developed the N95 mask’s virus-blocking technology, is helping steer fresh research amid the pandemic
  • His latest work has focused on how to make N95 masks last longer by finding ways to disinfect and reuse them

Topic |   Wellness
The N95 mask uses fabric that blocks at least 95 per cent of submicron particles such as viruses. Photo: Reuters The N95 mask uses fabric that blocks at least 95 per cent of submicron particles such as viruses. Photo: Reuters
The N95 mask uses fabric that blocks at least 95 per cent of submicron particles such as viruses. Photo: Reuters
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