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Thai and European innovators help medical workers fight virus

Portable clinic and snorkeling mask hooked up to ventilator are among creations

Italian 3D printing start-up Isinnova turned a full-face snorkeling mask into a viable ventilation mask by creating a 3D printed valve link. (Photo courtesy of Isinnova)

BANGKOK/GENEVA -- When people with knowledge and technology join forces, new ideas can quickly emerge. Entrepreneurs, innovators and other creative talent around the world are bringing forth a potpourri of ingenious solutions to help medical workers and institutions grappling with the new coronavirus outbreak.

Such innovators are generating products at an amazing speed that help reduce the corrosive strains the pandemic is imposing on health care workers on the frontlines of the battle against the COVID-19 virus.

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