Mask-wearing passengers board an escalator at Kowloon Tong station on January 30. Photo: BloombergMask-wearing passengers board an escalator at Kowloon Tong station on January 30. Photo: Bloomberg
Mask-wearing passengers board an escalator at Kowloon Tong station on January 30. Photo: Bloomberg

Coronavirus: Lawmaker, local factory team for reusable, antibacterial masks, though efficacy against viruses unknown

  • The fabric, developed by PolyU researchers, is currently used in such household products as bedsheets
  • City needs 200 million masks a month if everyone wears one, textile industry legislator says

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Mask-wearing passengers board an escalator at Kowloon Tong station on January 30. Photo: BloombergMask-wearing passengers board an escalator at Kowloon Tong station on January 30. Photo: Bloomberg
Mask-wearing passengers board an escalator at Kowloon Tong station on January 30. Photo: Bloomberg
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