Innovative Biocontainment Unit Shows Promise

Innovative Biocontainment Unit Shows Promise
The Army partnered with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center to create a biocontainment unit that could help healthcare workers caring for COVID-19 patients.

Researchers from the Army Combat Capabilities Development Command's Army Research Laboratory and the university created an individual biocontainment unit that uses negative pressure to suction the air from around a patient to filter out viral particles. This prevents environmental contamination and limits exposure to SARS-CoV-2.

Read the full article on Defense.gov

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