Archive: August 2021

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US contract to increase production of polyester-tipped swabs

US cotton swab manufacturer US Cotton has received a contract for US$6.

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Respirator mask range kills SARS-CoV-2 on contact

Lancaster, Lancashire, UK-based ViraCoat has launched a new range of antiviral and antimicrobial personal protective equipment masks that begin to kill SARS-CoV-2 and other viruses...

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Ocular antimicrobial drug delivery bandage

Contact lenses commonly become infected by bacteria and fungi, which can lead to large numbers of doctor and hospital visits annually, at a significant cost...

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Global healthcare fabrics market to reach US$16.1bn by 2026

Amid the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, the global market for healthcare fabrics was estimated at US$10.

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Pad prevents recurring urinary tract infections

A pad that prevents recurring urinary tract infections and other infectious diseases has been developed by Tecuro Medical of Luzern, Switzerland.

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Anaesthetic bandage to alleviate pain from injections

Pain associated with many routine vaccines and injections often cause discomfort for patients – particularly children and, by extension, their parents.

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