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Tablet device developed to assist doctors treating Ebola

A new tablet device specifically to assist doctors treating patients with Ebola has been developed.

The tablet can be used wearing gloves, withstand high humidity and be doused in chlorine.

Until now medics have been shouting patient notes over fences to avoid contamination.

The virus has claimed around 7,000 lives during the current epidemic in West Africa.

The BBC's global health correspondent, Tulip Mazumdar, reports.

  • 20 Mar 2015
  • From the section Health
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