Penangite doctor who invented precursor to N95 face mask honoured in Google Doodle


PETALING JAYA: Google on Wednesday (March 10) paid tribute to Chinese-Malaysian epidemiologist Dr Wu Lien-Teh, who created a surgical face covering widely believed to be the precursor of today's N95 mask.

To celebrate his achievements, Google dedicated its Doodle to Dr Wu on the doctor's 142nd birthday.Photo credit: Courtesy of Dr Shan Woo Liu and Ling Woo LiuPhoto credit: Courtesy of Dr Shan Woo Liu and Ling Woo Liu

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