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Better Protective Suit Sought for Ebola Caregivers

A team from a university in Maryland is working to improve protective equipment for health professionals battling the Ebola epidemic — 329 of whom have died of the disease to date, according to the World Health Organization. The Ebola virus is transmitted through contact with an infected person's bodily fluids. To protect themselves, doctors and nurses must wear special suits that isolate them from the virus.   But in some cases, said Rich Lamporte, vice president of the...

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