2 weeks Snack, scratch in safety with Vietnamese COVID-19 helmet Inquirer
HANOI --- Three Vietnamese school students have designed a helmet that allows front-line health workers to have a snack, or even scratch their nose without exposing themselves to the risks of coronavirus infection. The pandemic has thrown a spotlight on the trade-off at times between the comfort and safety of protective personal equipment (PPE), especially for workers who are required to suit up in such outfits for hours on end. To solve this problem, students were set a challenge to design a helmet connected to a respirator that not only protects but allows front-line workers to remain productive longer. The ... more