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The medical textile armor that we are talking about may as well be real and happening right now as you read this.
According to World Allergy Organization (WAO), about 20-30% of Indians suffer from one or more allergies. In fact, National Health Service (NHS), UK, states that 58% of allergies caused at homes are due to dust mites.
Adding to these woes is Healthcare- or Hospital-Acquired Infections (HAIs), which is a huge cost on the Industry. The global HAI market is valued at $50 billion. Out of which, the US alone is worth $20 billion. One in 3 deaths in the ICUs is because of infections.
About 90% of infections spread occurring in day-to-day life is via contact with soft surfaces which includes bed linens, pillow cases, scrubs, doctor jackets and others.