Coronavirus: Nurses suffer discomfort from wearing protective goggles; new face shields to undergo pilot testing

A nurse (right) dons the new face shield prototype that leverages on 3D-printing technology, and another wears the currently in use face visor, at the Centre for Healthcare Innovation, on Feb 13, 2020.
A nurse (right) dons the new face shield prototype that leverages on 3D-printing technology, and another wears the currently in use face visor, at the Centre for Healthcare Innovation, on Feb 13, 2020.ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

SINGAPORE - In her 16 years as a nurse, Ms Lin Ying, 38, has tended to patients suffering from various infectious diseases, most recently the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).

She has to wear protective gear, including N95 masks and goggles, to keep herself safe at work at the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID).

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