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Feature | Sept. 2, 2020

Innovative biocontainment unit shows promise to protect healthcare workers

By Cameron Good (LUCI)

Researchers from UPMC and LUCI fellow, Dr. Cameron Good and colleagues from the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command’s Army Research Laboratory (CCDC-ARL) created an individual biocontainment unit, or IBU, to keep front line health care workers safe while they provide live-saving care. The device is described in a study published today in the Annals of Emergency Medicine.