U.S. Government Wants You To Improve the Face Mask Design

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services wants to build a better facemask - and they need YOUR help. The agency has launched the 'Mask Innovation Challenge', offering $500,000 in cash prizes to citizens who come up with mask designs that are more comfortable and effective.

Get those creative juices flowing! Participants have until April 21st to submit their ideas online. More info can be found at Challenge.gov.

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