Biotech Testing Services Laboratory Certifies Livinguard Masks as Effective in Preventing Black Fungus
News Desk, News Nation 360 : Biotech Testing Services (BTS) laboratory in Mumbai certifies Livinguard Masks as effective against black fungus (Mucormycosis). Switzerland based hygiene technology company, Livinguard AG launched its antiviral face masks in India in 2020 which is noted to be a one-of-a-kind mask that can destroy bacteria and viruses, including SARS-CoV-2 /COVID-19 virus. Sanjeev Swamy, Founder, Inventor & CEO, Livinguard AG stated that their mission has always been to provide hygiene suited for the modern world. Hence when they heard of the rise of Mucormycosis cases in India, they quickly tested their Livinguard treated masks at the Biotech Testing Services (BTS) laboratory and the results are positive in the prevention of the fungus. They are happy with the results and strongly believe in the unique characteristics of Livinguard masks that will provide users with an unprecedented level of security. People, having comorbidities and who have just recovered from COVID can wear the masks to keep themselves protected against the deadly fungus. With the surge of Covid cases in the country,
Mucormycosis has quickly emerged as the next big threat to the country with India reporting over 28,252 cases of black fungus (data on 7th June); Out of the 28,252 Mucormycosis cases, the Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said 86% of infections have a history of Covid-19 and 62.3% a history of diabetes. In light of this, the Indian Government has also urged states to declare black fungus (Mucormycosis) an epidemic, thereby making it a notifiable disease under the Epidemic Diseases Act 1897.
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Report : Anustup Kundu