This Bed Is Designed To Help Areas Affected By Epidemics

This Bed Is Designed To Help Areas Affected By Epidemics

Ubuntu is a quick and cost-effective containment unit for deployment in the case of disease outbreaks

Jiwon Kim
  • 23 december 2016

There have been a disturbing amount of recent epidemic outbreaks that have hindered and taken the lives of many. In 2014, 11,323 deaths were recorded as a result of the 2014 West Africa Ebola Outbreak. Incidences such as these make us question, when will the next epidemic hit and will the world be able to respond in a quick manner? There is no doubt that the current healthcare system needs to improve its response to avoid the spread of infectious diseases. Ubuntu, a containment bed for epidemic outbreaks, is one graduate student’s response.

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