- Dr Emmanuel Kwesi Coomson, a medical superintendent at Essam Government Hospital in Ghana,has innovated a simple face mask to protect against Covid-19
- The doctor explains that the face shield was made of transparent rubber, foam, glue and elastic bands and can be made by anyone
- The medical officer's innovation gathered both positive and negative reactions on social media
A Ghanaian medical doctor identified as Dr Emmanuel Kwesi Coomson has created a simple full-face mask that serves as an effective protective shield against Covid-19.
The report was seen by Briefly.co.za on the official Facebook handle of Nhyira 104.5 FM, in which it was revealed that the medical officer serves in a large capacity as a medical superintendent at Essam Government Hospital.
According to the renowned doctor, the face shield was made of transparent rubber, foam, glue and elastic bands and can be made by everyone who wishes to.
Many people have been trying to find different solutions that can help contain the spread of Covid-19 and this creativity by the doctor is the latest innovation.
The amazing story gathered several positive reactions online. Wilson Osei-Gyeabour praised the innovation but seemed angry that it might not go far:
Obeng Joseph looked rather unhappy that the doctor was making face mask innovations. According to him, the doctor needs to produce vaccines and not masks:
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