The flu season has offically began and with it comes the time to prepare. Time to get your annual flu shot from your doctor or local pharmacy, time to stock up on analgesics and antihistamines just to be prepared and time to add a new product to have on hand for the flu season. Medline has developed the first FDA approved anti-viral face mask, BioMask. BioMask™ inactivates 99.99% of tested influenza viruses on 5 minutes contact with the surface of the facemask. Its been tested on specific seasonal flu viruses, Pandemic H1N1*, Avian* and Swine* & Equine*, the BioMask™ has a hydrophilic plastic coating that rapidly absorbs aerosol droplets away from the outer surface of the mask.