Cooler gear for the hot zone

May 19, 2015

BME team works to design new protective suit for Ebola caregivers

BME undergrads design low-cost spirometerYouseph Yazdi and his CBID and Jhpiego colleagues are overcoming final engineering challenges, financial matters and scale-up issues for their improved Ebola protective suit — moving them closer to their production goal.  The team has a working design and is engaging a major protective suit manufacturer to license it and have product available by summer.

Excepted from Johns Hopkins Biomedical Engineering News. Read the complete story.

 

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