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Teck battles virus with copper in Chile

Championing copper's antimicrobial properties for healthcare Metal Tech News – December 2, 2020


Last updated 7/10/2022 at 2:57pm

Teck Resources Ltd. COVID-19 antimicrobial copper Chile Don Lindsay

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Copper alloy surfaces eliminate 99.9% of bacteria and viruses that cause infection, including antibiotic resistant strains.

Continuing its initiative to bring copper to the frontlines in the urgent fight against the spread of bacteria and viruses such as COVID-19, Teck Resources Ltd. announced the expansion of its Copper and Health program to Chile, partnering with leading national health professionals and academics on a pilot project at the Iquique Hospital.

Research has shown that copper alloy surfaces are natural...

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