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Innovative biocontainment unit shows promise to protect healthcare workers

By Cameron Good (LUCI)

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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.

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 https://www.army.mil/article/238757 

 https://www.upmc.com/media/news/090320-turer-ibu-aem