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Coronavirus: University researchers develop respiratory hood

Researchers have developed protective equipment which they say could reduce the risk of NHS staff being infected by the coronavirus.

A team at The University of Southampton say their PeRSo hood is better than a mask because it fits everybody and can be worn for long periods without having to be removed.

The prototype device has a fan that filters air into the hood and is being trialled by NHS staff in Southampton.

Video journalist: Tom Hepworth

This story was filmed using safe social distancing techniques.

  • 02 Apr 2020
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