Coronavirus: Six degrees of mask making at UC Irvine shows the power of teamwork

 A lot of people are making protection-style masks these days. … And few, if any, of those mask projects involve the blend of serendipity and organization as the mask making operation currently underway by people who work at UCI Medical Center in Orange. Along the way, the UCI project has grown to involve dozens of people … Melissa Chang and Aditi Sharma are  leading the UCI project to make high-grade, protective masks using sterilized material typically discarded at hospitals after one use. But they’re just two key players in a growing project …. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to]