First protective masks made by 3D-printer delivered to medics; prototype created during recent hackathon

  • 2020-03-25
  • LETA/TBT Staff
RIGA - The first face masks made by three-dimensional (3D) printers have arrived at medical facilities, an idea that triumphed at the HackForce hackathon in Riga last week, which was dedicated to ideas to help deal with the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis. Ilze Aizsilniece, president of the Latvian Medical Association, told TV3 today that the face masks, created by a team led by Didzis Dejus and Janis Jatnieks, were first delivered to medics Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospial in Riga this past weekend. These masks will also be delivered to family physicians in the nea...
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