AAPI Heritage Month Spotlight: Peter Tsai

Peter Tsai is known for inventing the technology behind the creation of the N95 mask, receiving a patent for it in 1995.
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Asian American and Pacific islander heritage month the spotlight this morning we're saying thank you to Peter side. Scientists whose work has undoubtedly saved lives during a pandemic invented a technology used in the creation of 1095 masks. And with issued a patent in 19952 and a half decades later those massive. Of course that if she tool for keeping health care worker safety and even though he have retired in 2018 when the pandemic started he got back to work study questions. Such as weather and 95 mask can be sterilized and reuse. Last year he told NPR's morning edition and I'm quoting here I just want to help people and just do my job. Be sure to check out the GMA inspiration list on Good Morning America dot com celebrating more amazing people making 88 PI history.

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