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University of Minnesota and M Health Fairview Roll Out Protective Device for Healthcare Professionals During COVID-19

April 27, 2020

The respiratory protective box prevents transfer of the SARS-CoV-2 virus by limiting the potential for droplets emitted during coughing and sneezing to be transmitted from a patient with COVID-19. This was accomplished by having plastic barriers with armholes between the workers and patient. Thus, see-through box functions as a collection barrier to collect these droplets away from health care workers.

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