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Reusable Self-disinfecting Gloves for the Mitigation of Pathogen Spread

Reusable, multi-layered, self-disinfecting gloves for both commercial and medical use


The SARS-Cov2 pandemic has forcibly focused attention on the challenge of maintaining consistent daily vigilance with respect to contact mediated transmission of pathogens. Such contact involves touching a pathogen bearing surface followed by involuntary transfer to the mucosal lining of the nose, mouth, or eye. The standard advice is to wash or sanitize hands regularly to interrupt this transfer. While this course of action is correct, it requires constant vigilance and is likely to suffer from a significant failure rate under normal conditions.

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