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Gaza company using 3D printing to fight coronavirus

An engineer from the Gaza Strip is making much-needed medical equipment via 3D printing technology.
Mohammed Abu Matar sits at his desk at the Islamic University of Gaza in Gaza, Palestine, 02 February 2016. The yound man wants to produce parts with a hand-built 3D printer in order to repair larger machines - and earn money with his own company. Photo: Stefanie Jaerkel/dpa | usage worldwide   (Photo by Stefanie Järkel/picture alliance via Getty Images)

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — While the entire world fights the spread of the novel coronavirus, some pioneering, creative ideas are emerging to support these efforts.

In the Gaza Strip, engineer Mohammed Abu Matar and his team at Tashkeel 3D are using 3D printing technology to produce medical equipment needed to confront the pandemic.

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