Cleanroom to assist disease control


April 9 th, 2015

Johannesburg – A cleanroom facility was launched on Wednesday at the Mintek Nanotechnology Innovation Centre (NIC) in Johannesburg. The program is an offer to increase disease control in South Africa. The facility is a system of low level pollutants for fast diagnosis of illnesses like malaria. The cleanroom can help save lives with an early diagnosis, according to Science and Technology department. The facility has been designed to allow the NIC and SA researchers to develop and invent nanotechnology-based diagnostic devices and tools for health purposes and containment of biological reagents. 

Anjaka R.

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