Infectious Diseases

A Relocatable Medical Facility Can Be Deployed to Fight Covid

Posted on 28 May 2020

Baylor College of Medicine has developed the Smart Pod, a relocatable medical facility designed in the wake of the Ebola virus. The facility is approximately the size a shipping container in its packed form, and can be easily transported and reassembled where resources are limited.


Petrova, E. V., Xu, H. T., Franklin, B. A., Woc-Colburn, L. E., Anandasabapathy, S. COVID-19 / Coronavirus Outbreak: A Rapidly Deployable Medical Facility Optimized for Epidemics (Smart Pod). J. Vis. Exp. (157), e6423, (2020).

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