Now, 'Ebola-proof' tablet device that can shield medics from deadly virus

London, ANI | Updated : 21 March 2015, 02:24 PM

A new Ebola-proof tablet device has been developed that can shield medics from deadly virus and care for patients more effectively.
Designed by technology volunteers and Google, it can be used even wearing gloves and in storms and high humidity, the BBC reported.

The device can withstand being doused in chlorine has been developed to help doctors caring for patients with Ebola.

According to Ivan Gayton, technology advisor at MSF, the tablet has waterproof casing at an "industrial level."

It could be dunked in 0.5 percent chlorine solution which kills Ebola, if used on unprotected hands this strength of chlorine could cause chemical burns. Sharp edges of the tablet were removed so that protective clothing would not be pierced.

First Published: Saturday, March 21, 2015 02:23 PM
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