Brooklyn teen making 3D-printed face shields for NYC hospitals amid COVID-19 crisis

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NEW YORK CITY — Meet Karina Popovich, a Brooklyn STEM student and freshman at Cornell University who is using her 3D printing skills and equipment to help health care workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Popovich founded ‘Makers for COVID-19,’ an international group of about 200 people with personal 3D printers who are making over 20,000 PPE items every week.

Popovich has personally been making and delivering PPE face shields for local New York City hospitals.

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