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Oh My, Copper! – Issue 3

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Copper positively impacts the healthcare industry, preventing the spread of COVID-19.

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Week commencing: 19/04/2021    Issue: 3

How does antimicrobial Copper impact COVID-19?

Due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the antimicrobial properties of Copper have come under the spotlight. The main characteristics of antimicrobial Copper indicate that it is highly effective for common touch surfaces by continuously killing bacteria that cause infection, it provides continuous and ongoing antimicrobial action and is not harmful to people or the environment. The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has played a factor in the increased use of Copper to reduce infectious bacteria alongside regular cleaning procedures, minimising the risk of spreading infection in public areas such as, hospitals.

How may COVID-19 increase the use of antimicrobial Copper?

Now with greater urgency, people are concerned about staying healthy and remaining safe from spreading or contracting infection. If the continuing COVID-19 crisis persists worldwide, the use of Copper throughout public services could continue to increase.

How can ILF help you?

Throughout the ongoing pandemic; ILF has continued to support the healthcare industry by sourcing and supplying Copper based alloys to national and international manufacturers. This has supported the manufacturing of healthcare equipment and related services that provide products to help physicians, medical staff and healthcare providers with critical equipment within hospitals.

As a supplier of Copper based alloys, ILF is in a prime position to meet the needs of the healthcare industries.

We would love to hear from you and find a solution to your challenges.

ILF Milly Edwards

Sales and Marketing Executive: Responsible for creating content for ILF's social media channels, website, print media and promotional work.

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