The non-profit organization states that 60–70% of KN95 masks tested do not filter 95% of aerosol particulates.
Across Asia, government health and safety authorities have tightened regulations on medical devices this year, as markets continue to experience rapid change, and as the devices themselves gain sophistication and complexity at a blistering pace.
In general, the Asian markets have controlled the COVID-19 virus successfully outside of China, but its effect has still led to new developments and trends.
These countries have been more successful with managing the virus than the United States and the European Union.
COVID-19 is driving patients to seek telehealth solutions, and it won’t be a short-term boom.
With the Covid-19 pandemic increasingly forcing healthcare testing, diagnosis and treatment online, the promise of augmented and virtual reality is drawing deepening interest in Asia’s medtech market.
From artificial intelligence to autonomous sterilization robots to drones, emerging technologies are playing a strong role in combating COVID-19.
The self-driving UV disinfection robots are being sent to more than 2000 hospitals.
The Chinese government is investing heavily in the development of new technologies that leverage AI. This includes solutions to address the COVID-19 outbreak.
AdvaMed has reported that its member companies have provided $26.8 million in medical supplies, along with $4.1 million in cash donations.