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Coronavirus / New Technologies
on July 7, 2020

Egg research aids development of COVID-19 protective wear

IgY-coated air filters and masks could be used by workers in poultry and meat processing plants against the virus.

New technology that uses chicken antibodies extracted from eggs could offer instant protection against COVID-19 in a range of applications from chewable tablets to coated air filters and masks.

Why chickens are a good model

For the research, chickens are immunized against COVID-19. The injections are completely safe for the…

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