Why Use Copper as Antiviral Agent?

Myant has focused on using copper as a known* antibacterial / antiviral agent to be applied to yarns that are knitted into medical textiles that appear in PPE like masks and gloves. A body of evidence exists suggesting that copper can be an effective antimicrobial agent with the ability to combat both bacterial and viral pathogens.

The following is a select list of reference studies that support the use of copper: