‘Shield Pod’ gains attention during COVID-19 pandemic


(WKOW) — An Ohio company specializing in outdoor gear has a coronavirus creation that’s gaining a lot of attention.

Under the Weather said it can’t keep up with pre-orders for what it calls the “shield pod.”

It looks like a cross between a tent and a spacesuit that you strap on your body to form a barrier with the outside world.

The company’s owner says he is also working on versions of the pod for medical workers and airline passengers.

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Story excerpt provided by ABC News 19.

Written by WKOW.

Originally published July 22, 2020.

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