#Ebola protective suit for healthcare workers wins global competition – an annotated infographic

A protective suit devised by a team from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, is among the winners in a global competition for solutions to increase the protection and comfort of healthcare workers battling outbreaks of the Ebola virus.

One of the key features of the new suit is that it can be safely removed in seconds, without assistance, rather than the 20 minutes it can currently take wearers of existing protective suits.

Click on the graphic for an expanded view.

Suited and booted to battle Ebola
Suited and booted to battle Ebola
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