Testing of 3D-printed Covid face guards and UV air treatment win Australian funding
‘This is a rapidly scalable, customised technology that could quickly and feasibly be utilised around the world,’ Greg Hunt says
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The use of personalised 3D-printed face guards to cover gaps on the sides of masks will be tested in one of six coronavirus-related clinical trials to win funding from the Australian government.
The health minister, Greg Hunt, said on Sunday the government was providing $10m from its Medical Research Future Fund towards six trials, including of two “next-generation” vaccines developed by researchers at the University of Melbourne.