Researchers Are Developing Color-Changing Stickers for Masks to Detect COVID-19
Ascontinues to spread, researchers are looking for new and creative ways to help detect and manage cases. A team at the University of California San Diego is developing something to help do just that: a color-changing sticker.
The sticker is a test strip and blister pack that can be placed on N95, surgical or cloth masks, and detect SARS-CoV-2 in the user's breath or saliva, according to a news release from the university.
As the person wearing the mask breathes, the test strip aims to detect protein-cleaving molecules produced from a COVID-19 infection. Once the ...