Root Group of Companies has launched a Swiss technology-based health protective gear ‘Corona Killer’ fabrics in Bangladesh.
The unveiling of the new technology for the textile sector was announced at a Zoom online event, said a press release on Saturday.
At the event, speakers said in the context of ongoing pandemic, this initiative would make Bangladesh's textile and apparel industry stand out in the world.
Prof Dr Kamrul Hasan Khan, former Vice Chancellor, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU); Prof Dr Shahidullah Sikder, former Pro-VC, BSMMU; Prof Dr Be-Nazir Ahmed, Infectious Diseases Specialist; Prof Goutam Buddha Das, Vice Chancellor, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Science University (CVASU), among others were present at the event.
Mohammad Razzakul Hossen Tutul, managing director, Root Group of Companies; and Bashar Khan, CEO of the company, including buyers from a few foreign brands were also present at the event.
Selim Omrao Khan, media advisor of Root Group of Companies and a journalist, hosted the event.
With a special combination of advanced silver and vesicle technology, ‘Corona Killer’ has proven to deactivate most viruses including coronavirus in the shortest possible time, the company representatives claimed.
Mohammad Razzakul Hossen Tutul, MD of Root Group of Companies, said, “As no specific drugs or vaccines have yet been developed, people can use Corona Killer to protect themselves from being infected.”
He informed that Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University will conclude a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for research in this regard. Root Group will provide funds for the research.
Corona Killer can be applied to health protective gears like PPE, face mask, Isolation gowns, shoe cover, denim, non-denim, pants, shirts, ladies wear, t-shirts, polo shirts, home textiles, hospital uniforms and air filters.