A Negatively Pressured Conex sits on a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, June 24, 2020. The NPC is the latest isolated containment chamber developed to transport COVID-19 patients, replacing the existing Transport Isolation System. The NPC is an infectious disease containment unit designed to minimize contamination risk to aircrew and medical attendants, while allowing in-flight medical care for patients afflicted by diseases like COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Milton Hamilton)
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New kid on the block: Negatively Pressurized Conex (NPC) arrives at Ramstein

A Negatively Pressured Conex sits on a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, June 24, 2020. The NPC is the latest isolated containment chamber developed to transport COVID-19 patients, replacing the existing Transport Isolation System. The NPC is an infectious disease containment unit designed to minimize contamination risk to aircrew and medical attendants, while [Read More …]