Low cost hospital bed helps fight epidemics

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In recent years there have been a disturbing amount of disease epidemics. In 2014, 11,323 deaths were recorded as a result of the West Africa Ebola outbreak, and in 2015-16 the Zika virus spread across the world, infecting thousands. Springwise has covered several innovations, created in response to such epidemics. From products designed to help prevent infection such as this newspaper printed with mosquito repelling ink, to broader technology-based ideas like this software which uses big data and AI to predict where the next outbreak will be.

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