RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Researchers at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are developing a protective mask that will be capable of detecting if the person is infected with the novel coronavirus.
Whenever an infected individual coughs, sneezes or breathes, a fluorescent light will come on. Scientists believe that this can help address the problem of shortage of tests, which is a common occurrence in many countries, as doctors can place the mask on patients and quickly determine whether or not patients are infected with Covid-19, without having to take the tests to a laboratory.
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