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How a coronavirus team-up between Whirlpool, Dow and Reynolds may transform PPEs

The coronavirus pandemic has seen a host of big brands step outside of their core industries to manufacture much-needed equipment in the fight against the deadly virus.

Those names include Whirlpool Corporation (WHR), Dow (DOW) and Reynolds Consumer Products (REYN), which have teamed up to create respirators with a design that aims displace N95 masks and visors, according to a top Whirlpool executive.

Worldwide, COVID-19 infections have topped 5 million, with over 1.5 million infections located in the U.S.. While new cases appear to be tapering off, frontline health care workers are still in need of personal protective equipment (PPE).

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