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Argentina: Inventor designs 'Breathe Well Tube' as improvement on masks04:46

Argentina: Inventor designs 'Breathe Well Tube' as improvement on masks

Argentina, Buenos Aires
September 16, 2020 at 12:35 GMT -00:00 · Published

Argentine Pablo Bogdan has invented the transparent 'Breathe Well Tube' shield that protects against COVID while improving the daily social experience by bringing back the face visibility. Pablo and his wife demonstrated the tube around the streets of Buenos Aires on Tuesday.

The transparent tube is made of PET plastic and covers the upper body from below the shoulders to above the head, protecting the eyes, mouth, and nose from COVID-19 which is in contrast to the in-famous mouth mask that only allows protecting the nose and mouth.

Pablo was inspired to design the tube due to his own personal experiences being immunosuppressed and often living as an at-risk person.

"At three-years-old in 1983 they diagnosed me with leukemia. In this era there was still no cure and it was all trial and error. Thanks to God I am still here, after five years of being immunosuppressed. Thus, I have a good understanding of what it means to not have the defences necessary to protect oneself from a disease," explained Pablo.

According to Pablo, the tube protects better than the standard face masks being used worldwide.

"The tube has good ventilation, it protects your eyes, mouth, and nose in contrast with the mask that only protects your nose and mouth," stated Pablo.

Argentina: Inventor designs 'Breathe Well Tube' as improvement on masks04:46
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Argentine Pablo Bogdan has invented the transparent 'Breathe Well Tube' shield that protects against COVID while improving the daily social experience by bringing back the face visibility. Pablo and his wife demonstrated the tube around the streets of Buenos Aires on Tuesday.

The transparent tube is made of PET plastic and covers the upper body from below the shoulders to above the head, protecting the eyes, mouth, and nose from COVID-19 which is in contrast to the in-famous mouth mask that only allows protecting the nose and mouth.

Pablo was inspired to design the tube due to his own personal experiences being immunosuppressed and often living as an at-risk person.

"At three-years-old in 1983 they diagnosed me with leukemia. In this era there was still no cure and it was all trial and error. Thanks to God I am still here, after five years of being immunosuppressed. Thus, I have a good understanding of what it means to not have the defences necessary to protect oneself from a disease," explained Pablo.

According to Pablo, the tube protects better than the standard face masks being used worldwide.

"The tube has good ventilation, it protects your eyes, mouth, and nose in contrast with the mask that only protects your nose and mouth," stated Pablo.

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