Belgian and French hospital nurses are delighted with the protective snorkeling masks that are now being provided free of charge on a grand scale. The masks were originally designed to be used as sports equipment. Thanks to a purpose-built adapter, they can now also be used in the medical sector. The converted masks are being manufactured on an industrial scale by a Belgian-French-American consortium.

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Author profile picture Arnoud Cornelissen has for many years been writing about science and technology in, among others, various Dutch newspapers.