Teen Invents Watch To Stop You From Touching Your Face Experts have said to avoid touching your face to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This 15-year-old invented a watch that would help do just that.
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Teen Invents Watch To Stop You From Touching Your Face

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Teen Invents Watch To Stop You From Touching Your Face

Teen Invents Watch To Stop You From Touching Your Face

Teen Invents Watch To Stop You From Touching Your Face

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Experts have said to avoid touching your face to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This 15-year-old invented a watch that would help do just that.

NOEL KING, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Noel King. A teenager got clever with tech to help people follow health guidelines. Fifteen-year-old Max Melia invented a watch that warns users when they're about to touch their faces with this sound.

(SOUNDBITE OF DEVICE BEEPING)

KING: Keeping people healthy is personal for the young, British inventor. Both of his parents tested positive for COVID. Max is crowdfunding his invention and wants to get the watches into production ASAP.

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