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Body suits, sanitizers, and N99 masks: DRDO gears up to fight coronavirus

The body suit is one of the four instruments developed by the DRDO and ready to be deployed in 'War against Corona'.

DRDO. Photo: ANI

DRDO. Photo: ANI

A body suit developed by India's premier research and development organisation DRDO can protect doctors and other health workers attending on Covid-19 patients.

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) said the body suit can shield doctors, medical staff, sanitation workers and others.

According to a DRDO statement, the body suit developed earlier for medical and paramedical staff to manage and evacuate the causalities in the event of radiological emergencies has now been converted into a full body suit to stop contamination.

"The suit is washable and has passed the ASTM International standards. The suit is widely tested by DRDO

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First Published: Mar 30 2020 | 9:39 AM IST

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