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A Low-Cost Syringe That Can’t Be Used Twice

A Low-Cost Syringe That Can’t Be Used Twice
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Marc Koska has created a low-cost syringe that can't be used twice which prevents infections, saving lives.

Max Celko
  • 23 october 2009

The reuse of syringes is all too common in under-funded clinics worldwide. 1.3 million people per year die as a result of unsafe injections, the main reasons being HIV and Hepatitis B and C infections. To solve this problem, Marc Koska invented a low-cost syringe that can’t be used twice.

Watch a video about the project below:



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