COVID-19 has renewed focus on the potential for medical interventions to nosocomially spread airborne infectious diseases to healthcare providers and other patients. Of primary concern is generation of potentially infectious plumes of droplets or aerosols by aerosol generating procedures (AGPs). This project developed a proof-of-concept prototype of a portable device capable of being deployed into hospitals, ambulances, and alternate care settings that is intended to reduce potential nosocomial spread of disease by mitigating aerosols and droplets in those environments.

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