Design Improvements for Personal Protective Equipment Used in Ebola and Other Epidemic Outbreaks

by Margaret Glancey, Patience Osei, William Alexander Patterson et al.
Glob Health Sci Pract, June 27, 2017, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 325-328

5 pp. 650 kB

The authors redesigned the personal protective equipment ensemble widely used during the 2014 Ebola outbreak into a relatively simpler and more versatile coverall and hood, to improve protection and usability for frontline workers treating patients in infectious disease outbreaks around the world.

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