Employees of the domestic center of Gamaleya have developed a device that is able to catch coronavirus right in the air. Information about this was provided by the head of one of the laboratories, Artem Tkachuk.
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The new detection complex equipped with an automatic system is able to catch over 80 pathogens, including SARS-CoV-2. The device is capable of functioning without the help and participation of a person 24/7 At this time, the device detects with high accuracy the appearance of various and potentially dangerous bioagents in the air. Tkachuk explained that work on the device had been carried out since 2015 as part of a federal project.
Now the development is going through the stage of state testing, and its existence is especially important in the context of the coronavirus pandemic. Subsequently, it is planned to launch serial production Devices can be installed in public transport and places of mass gathering of citizens, RIA Novosti writes.