Apart from co-founding Wryst, Brian is the creator of the science blog Nextbigfuture with 4 million readers per year. In this post, it’s all about the relevance of hygiene solutions by answering the question: which PPE and hygienic products are in use and will be relevant in the future?
Mask wearing countries had over six times less weekly growth in deaths from COVID versus non-mask wearing counties.
Hand cleaning either with soap and water or with hand sanitizer has increased. Studies by MIT and at the University of Arizona have found that spread of infection can be greatly reduced (up to 90%) with hourly hand cleaning versus the once every five hour or less level. Wryst is hand sanitizer dispenser that is worn on the palm side of your wrist.
Clean your hands before and after touching masks for N95 respirators.
The hygiene and PPE products that you can use are
face masks, N95 respirators and face shields.
hand sanitizer, Wryst sanitizer dispenser for greater ease of use, gloves
The key procedures to follow are:
social distancing. Keeping 6 feet away from other whenever possible.
frequent – ideally hourly hand cleaning
cleaning frequently touched surfaces – door knobs, fawcetts, lights, hand rails
wear masks and face shields
Gathering outdoors is safer than indoor gatherings.
Following the rules and using simple equipment can make you and everyone else up to ten times or one hundred times safer.
SOURCES- NY Post, Association of country-wide coronavirus mortality with demographics, testing, lockdowns, and public wearing of masks (Update June 15, 2020).
Written By Brian Wang, co-founder Wryst
Brian Wang is a Futurist Thought Leader and a popular Science blogger with 1 million readers per month. His blog Nextbigfuture.com is ranked #1 Science News Blog. It covers many disruptive technology and trends including Space, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Medicine, Anti-aging Biotechnology, and Nanotechnology.
Known for identifying cutting edge technologies, he is currently a Co-Founder of a startup and fundraiser for high potential early-stage companies. He is the Head of Research for Allocations for deep technology investments and an Angel Investor at Space Angels.
A frequent speaker at corporations, he has been a TEDx speaker, a Singularity University speaker and guest at numerous interviews for radio and podcasts. He is open to public speaking and advising engagements.