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Google Doodle Honours Malaysian Doctor Who Designed The Original N95 Mask

His name is Dr Wu Lien-teh and he was born in Penang on 10 March 1879.He finished his medical studies in 1903 and joined the Institute for Medical Research in Kuala Lumpur as its first research student. A year later, he started his private practice on Chulia Street, George Town.Google said that it is dedicating the Doodle to Wu for his invention that curbed the Manchurian plague, which occurred more […]

today10 March 2021

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A Malaysian Designed The Original N95 Mask. He Also Stopped A Plague That Killed 60,000

He expended on surgical masks he had seen in the West, developing them into more substantial masks with layers of gauze and cotton to filter the air through its several layers of cloth.The mask wrapped securely around one's face. Some doctors, however, still doubted the effectiveness of Dr Wu's face masks, with one such doctor dying of the plague after refusing to wear the mask.According... Click here to read the […]

today25 April 2020