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NaturalNano’s ViralProtec Division to Service Growing Demand for Personal Protective Equipment

NaturalNano, Inc. announced today the formation of its ViralProtec Division to service the growing demand for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The recent public concern and publicity surrounding the increased risk to caregivers and other responders created by the Ebola virus as well as other public health concerns has raised awareness of the need for additional precautionary steps for those dealing with these issues.

ViralProtec sells a range of personal protection equipment (PPE) including complete PPE suits which comprise of chemical protective suits, aprons, boots, gloves and a 3M Versaflo Powered Air Purifying Respirator Systems (PAPR). The Company has received a number of inquiries and orders.

Jim Wemett, CEO of NaturalNano, stated, "The Center for Disease and Control and Prevention has revised Ebola Gear Guidelines stating the need to be covered from head to toe with full protective clothing. In entering this strategic business line we recognized that it is very difficult to source a complete PPE solution from a single source. Our goal in launching ViralProtec is to fill that void in the market, and to date the response from the market place and potential customers has been remarkable." Wemett continued, "By carrying a full line of protective gear and isolation chambers we will provide a valuable offering that can assist in making our health workers' environment as safe as possible."

About ViralProtec

ViralProtec (www.viralprotec.com) a wholly owned subsidiary of NaturalNano, is a reseller for best practices Ebola personal protective equipment (PPE) and ancillary supplies. Our mission is to provide personal protective equipment for patient care of those at risk during infectious disease patient care that meet or exceed CDC and WHO guidelines.

NaturalNano, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NNAN) located in Rochester, New York, is engaged in the development and commercialization of material additives based on proprietary nanomaterial technology utilizing Halloysite Nanotubes (HNTs). For more information please visit www.naturalnano.com.

Source: http://www.naturalnano.com/

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