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Fri May 15, 2020, 03:03 AM

Face mask that lights up when it detects coronavirus being developed

https://www.localmemphis.com/mobile/article/news/health/coronavirus/mask-lights-up-detecting-coronavirus/507-2b0c61d0-4232-40aa-a476-725255ebe462

It's another way hospitals, businesses and airports could screen people for signs of the virus.

Author: TEGNA
Published: 10:04 PM CDT May 14, 2020
Updated: 10:04 PM CDT May 14, 2020
Researchers from MIT and Harvard are working to develop a mask that lights up when it detects the new coronavirus, Business Insider reports. It's a technology already being worked on to detect Zika and Ebola.

The mask would "produce a fluorescent signal when a person with the coronavirus breathes, coughs or sneezes," BI reports. It could provide another layer of on-the-spot screening. Doctors could also use it as a preliminary way of testing patients for the virus before having to send samples to a lab.

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Fri May 15, 2020, 07:12 AM

1. I'm going to suggest they market it as Glamdring,

after one of Tolkien's swords that glowed when orcs were present.

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Fri May 15, 2020, 09:18 AM

2. Good one!

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