Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ISSN: 2582-0931)

Editorial Volume 5 Issue 11

Its High Time for Developing and Popularizing Non Plastic Personal Protective Equipments: Lessons Learnt from COVID 19 Pandemic

Samiksha Jain, Sonal Malik Sangwan, Sumanpreet Kaur and Dibyajyoti Banerjee*

Department of Experimental Medicine and Biotechnology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

*Corresponding Author: Dibyajyoti Banerjee, Department of Experimental Medicine and Biotechnology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India.

Received: September 20, 2021; Published: October 01, 2021

Citation: Dibyajyoti Banerjee., et al. “Its High Time for Developing and Popularizing Non Plastic Personal Protective Equipments: Lessons Learnt from COVID 19 Pandemic". Acta Scientific Microbiology 5.11 (2021): 01.

  Its widely known that plastics have adverse consequences to health and the environment [1]. It leaches out toxic substances like Bisphenol A, Bisphenol B and other bisphenols [2]. These chemicals cause a spectrum of health disorders that ranges from endocrine disruption to cancer.

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Copyright: © 2021 Dibyajyoti Banerjee., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



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