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IIT Kanpur develops low-cost PPE

IIT Kanpur has developed a very low-cost personal protective equipment (PPE), which can be manufactured for less than Rs 100. The demand for personal protective equipment has risen sharply with the increase in the number of coronavirus cases across the nation. Personal protective equipment is essential for health care workers, who are exposed to a high-risk environment. Due to scarcity in standard PPE kits, there is an increasing need for low-cost, affordable and mass-producible alternatives that can protect the entire body