Blog: Yes, and… from NC State GET
We are in a global emergency, the scale of which we have not experienced in our lifetimes. Emergency, by definition, is something that poses an immediate survival risk. To counter the COVID-19 pandemic and protect their people from catastrophic loss, governments around the world have implemented public health measures that are rare and may feel extreme in high-income countries. The fact that you are likely reading this blog from home rather than our abandoned workplaces, schools, and public spaces truly frames this crisis.
Read entire blog here https://research.ncsu.edu/ges/2020/04/yes-and-covid/
Eli D. Hornstein is an AgBioFEWS fellow involved in efforts based at NC State and elsewhere to produce medical equipment through 3D printing and other rapid manufacturing technologies. He can discuss design, safety, and supply considerations for these projects, as well as the current state of supply chains and organizations in this space. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Royden Saah is a Visiting Scholar with the GES Center.