After the Show Show: How the flu spreads
Mannequin used to show how germs get around
- Duration 5:57
- Date Jan 16, 2013
Mannequin used to show how germs get around
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This is gotta be the weirdest after the show show ever it's great yeah.
It starts out dark.
And -- but if that have been doing so with a dummy.
We want when everything's going to pick up.
-- what -- -- I have to tell you what I want to -- this morning to work.
I was walking in the back at you at all I saw -- this prosthetic looking leg and you had a blanket over in the face and I'm like.
Oh my god somebody just died in the studio wasn't sure what was going on is a little bit stiff but -- yeah no kidding he's dead that is given Martin for.
The university of Louisville's -- simulation center and the folks said see a health -- -- this this this man can.
-- got -- special tube and and Kevin tell us what this demonstrates -- demonstrates the spreading the germs and what we're trying to emphasizes that.
Not only do you need to worry about -- covering your cough.
But be aware that almost everywhere that you walk around and sit down you never know who was sitting there previously.
And maybe they -- and and there's something all over the table or something on the book so you have to be cautious about making sure that.
That your washing your hands regularly and Richard you're aware that what you're touching.
May be sharing with touch your face and is gonna spread because regular flu virus doctors seem to.
-- is pretty much invisible it might be a little damp.
But Ford demonstrative purposes we've we've got fitted this -- here and -- -- ten bald guy with a white powder so that.
You know he -- took two times on the TV show and just walk over Chris come on over here and just take a look.
All this white particulate on all sorts of stuff can we dim the lights Antony I don't know if you listen to switch to let's turn out on that's a black light.
It's gonna show up just moments that.
Look at somebody's Blackberry it's it would look at it absolutely clean but there would be all that stuff where it is Europe and for a look at -- law.
He's just gave you pretty much have to assume that that's where you are someone else has been that could have some kind of infectious virus and especially this season -- in the winter.
Viruses travel even father because there's low humidity low humidity the droplets go very far -- you know what I just noticed Chris and take a look at are mannequins shorts.
You think OK your your -- away from yourself you're actually gonna wind up with some -- on yourself and you're gonna -- that up against.
What people rub their face a hundred times a day out there that you know than that -- in their mouth and then that you get the flu that way.
Can what are you use this this guy for.
What we we use it to teach the spreading of you know particulate matter germs and things but it's it's a very.
Good observation is to get in a visual on what happens when -- coughs or sneezes and and as as a demonstration it does teach folks that.
That you have to be aware of these things how do you travel with that I -- from move well I mean -- this when I didn't have to luckily -- was here you know -- the of the local area.
And they had one of these already here there and there you go into almost any medical school in almost -- nursing school nowadays.
They've got a simulation center channel have maybe file a few of these and CA he was very generous to to donate to one of these -- -- but we have.
In our sinner.
A full -- patient mannequins and we train almost 650.
Medical doctors say every year in our medical school we have about 650 -- and you.
-- -- -- -- -- But he's always a little bit the dust in them but we can try one more time -- I think in the after the show show we didn't actually the -- is that the thing that's dispute for people to learn I mean in our medical school for some reason things cost but it hasn't -- -- -- -- -- doesn't understand what it costs it will need other thinking that you've.
Frequently treat people don't know how how much -- yeah -- out and white.
And once she got -- on your hands your -- in that room in that room all over the place you may carry it you know a mile away and then put your hand on the door handle on them.
That that flu virus is now -- mile away in council might also I think what what's.
Try something doctor -- turn on the turn on the black life.
It that he lets let's dim the lights a little bit.
Aim it at just what's gonna come out of this fellas mouth right here so that and I don't know -- we'll be able Syria.
If we said all right and is though it is the black lead on out of its you know our -- role.
An intense and you could see them okay Chris c'mon take a look.
First of all take a look at my -- hurt the small the ponchos covered in Geneva more I think yeah.
I -- you could.
But look at my goggles I I saw that come right on yeah you that's very offensively -- -- -- and that's one of the moment.
Gateways German -- your body but -- also rubbing your -- you're putting your mouth.
So or most -- the goggles but they do Wear glasses.
That's on your glasses you took your glasses and put that in easily hold your hands up to the Blackley.
You can already see it's already gotten -- -- We write this from touch and it went to plan.
But I'm sure you've seen the open to the movie contagion where -- and -- -- winds up by in the farm because swell.
I've -- an issue its customers commercials Florida I haven't actually seen the movie reviews CNET movie the first five minutes we'll keep you from ever getting on a train or bus ever again because.
-- to -- you can turn those wipes with you in Canadian and at a restaurant you don't rely on the guy weapons on the table -- he's used that rate seventeen times before bring your own OK now I can't leave the house.
-- Kevin Martin.
From -- Louisville and doctor Marc Siegel from medically team and the guy over there from C -- Think it's there.
See you tomorrow wash your hands all day long.
Kind of got that attack.