Root Group of Companies, one of the largest conglomerates in Bangladesh, has announced the launching of swiss technology-based health protective gear ‘Corona Killer’ fabrics. The unveiling of the new technology for the textile sector in Bangladesh was announced at the Zoom Online event on July 3, 2020.
DBC, a private news channel of the country, made the live broadcast of the event.
Talking at the inaugural event, speakers said, “In the context of current Corona pandemic this initiative would make Bangladesh’s textile and apparel industry stand out in the world. Apart from personal use, this health protective gears can be used in hospitals also. Expressing their opinions, the honorable guests call for further research on the use of this effective method.
Prof. Dr. Kamrul Hasan Khan, Former Vice Chancellor, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU); Prof. Dr. Shahidullah Sikder, Former Pro-Vice Chancellor, BSMMU; Prof. Dr. Be-Nazir Ahmed, Infectious Diseases Specialist; Prof. Goutam Buddha Das, Vice Chancellor, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Science University (CVASU); CVASU’s Prof. Dr. AMAM Junaid Siddique; Prof. Dr. Mushtaq Husain, Adviser; IEDCR; Dr. Lelin Chowdhury, Public health Specialist; Md. Abdus Salam Azad, Managing Director, Janata Bank Limited; Soheb Chowdhury, Board of Editors and Chairman, The Asian Age; Mohammad Razzakul Hossen Tutul, Managing Director, Root Group of Companies; and Bashar Khan, CEO, Root Group of Companies; were also connected at the event, among other honorable guests. Buyers from few foreign brand companies also connected at the event. Selim Omrao Khan, Media Advisor of Root Group of Companies and a journalist, hosted the event.
With the special combination of advanced silver and vesicle technology, Corona Killer has a proven to deactivate most viruses including coronavirus in the shortest possible time. This new technology treated textiles kills bacteria and destroys common harmful viruses (such as influenza and coronavirus) and effectively protect against contamination and transmission of pathogens. Corona Killer has been proven effectiveness with over 99.99% reduction of virus infectivity in 2-minute. Enriched with antimicrobial textile treatment Corona Killer lasts at least 20 washes. Corona Killer improved textiles and apparels can destroy harmful pathogens, viruses and bacteria after come into contact of it.
Effective against common harmful enveloped viruses, bacteria and yeast, 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.
Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU) Prof. Dr. AMAM Junaid Siddique conduct research on Corona Killer here in Bangladesh. He also made a presentation of the summary of his research at the event.
Mr. Mohammad Razzakul Hossen Tutul, Managing Director, Root Group of Companies, said, “Our aim is to stand by the distressed, bewildered and helpless people during the Corona pandemic. We come up with this health protective gears so that people of the country can keep moving the wheel of livelihood using Corona Killer. So far, no specific drug or vaccine has yet been developed to prevent corona, users can exercise Corona Killer to protect themselves from being infected.”
Managing Director of Root Group of Companies further said, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University is on the verge of concluding a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for research in this regard. Root Group will provide funds for the research.