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Jess commented on PPE Design Retrofit

I bring up the trashbag idea because it thinks outside the traditional framework of transporting a sick person to a medical facility where he/she will be taken care of by professionals. Rather than rely upon hospitals and clinics, might there be a way to curb the spread of the disease before even the caregiver is infected? Could infected patients don isolated suits to protect those around them?


Jess commented on PPE Design Retrofit

Could there be a third need? A cheap alternative that caregivers could don, instead of being forced to do-it-themselves (

Fascinating! As one of the other posts points out, 75% of Ebola victims are women (, with caregivers at greatest risk. If we were to create a visual as you suggest (say a website and accompanying pamphlet), would there be an outlet for the information in a place that caregivers (predominantly women) would have easy access to?