fbpx
Connect with us

Social Stories

This Company Invented Cardboard Beds That Turn Into Coffins For Hospitalised Covid-19 Patients

Published

Cardboardftcaption
Source: Newsweek & NBC News

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

In grim circumstances, we may wind up being forced to create solutions for problems we would never think to have to encounter in our lives. Necessity is the mother of invention, as the saying goes, and this is most certainly the case when it comes to this brand-new hospital bed designed and manufactured by a Columbian company in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Designed to serve the sole purpose of reducing funerary costs while also mitigating the risk of transmission between medical staff and infected patients, these new cardboard beds come complete with a removable metal frame that will help support the weight of the patient, according to Japan Times.

Ap1

Invented by ABC Displays in Bogota, a company that chiefly works in the sphere of advertising, the inventive new creation was conceived after company manager Rodolfo Gómez saw poor families in Ecuador struggle with the cost of burying their loved ones who died from Covid-19 in often expensive wooden caskets.

Ap2

What makes this design all the more impressive is that the cardboard bed is apparently able to hold up to 150 kg of body weight, according to The Telegraph. The beds cost about $85 (RM369.82) to buy each.

Ap3

However, there have been no mentions of the beds actually being ordered for use as of this moment in time, despite Mr Gómez pledging to donate 10 of them to Colombia’s Amazonas department, reports The Washington Post.

So what are your thoughts on this new invention? 

 

Also read: Kind Chinese Uncle Offers Free Use Of Funeral Van For Poor Malay Families Who Can’t Afford It

Kind Chinese Uncle Offers Free Use Of Funeral Van For Poor Malay Families Who Can't Afford It - World Of Buzz 3

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.



Just In

Istana Negara Machete Bearing Men Istana Negara Machete Bearing Men
News19 hours ago

2 M’sian Men Caught After Trying to Enter Istana Negara With Machete in Car

After the Ulu Tiram police station was attacked, security has been tightened nationwide. According to Sinar Harian, the police have...

Sugar Content In Drinks 1 Sugar Content In Drinks 1
News20 hours ago

M’sia to Introduce Drink Grading System Based on Sugar Content to Battle Diabetes

It’s no secret that many of us love to consume things that are filled with sugar. Based on the findings...

Tiger Dead Karak Expressway Tiger Dead Karak Expressway
News22 hours ago

Tiger in Bentong Dies After Leaping to Incoming Car on Karak Expressway

The Malayan tigers are critically endangered creatures and it’s incredibly sad when one of them passes away. On 16 May,...

Collage 52 Collage 52
News22 hours ago

Here are 4 Bombings Tied to Jemaah Islamiyah, The Terrorist Group That’s Linked to Cop Killer in Johor

The suspect of the cop killers in the Ulu Tiram Police Station in Johor had been identified as a member...

Ulu Tiram Police Station Attack By Ji Ulu Tiram Police Station Attack By Ji
News23 hours ago

Ulu Tiram Police Station Attack: Suspect Came Prepared Supposedly With Other Motives

The attack that took place at the Ulu Tiram police station shocked the nation. As a result of the attack,...

Collage 36 Collage 36
News2 days ago

Old JPJ Video Going Viral Again Shows ‘Moving AES’ That Detects Expired Road Tax on Cars

“Police reported ahead.”  Thanks to Waze, sometimes we’re alerted about the presence of police as far as 1km ahead of...

Collage 37 Collage 37
News2 days ago

PDRM: Suspect Who Killed 2 Officers in Police Station is Member of Islamist Militant Group Based in Indonesia

In a breaking news that shocked the country this morning (May 17), the Inspector General of Police has identified the...

Collage 35 Collage 35
News2 days ago

2 PDRM Officers are Killed by a Masked Gunman in Police Station, Suspect Shot to Death

This is not a drill, this is not a movie scene. A bloody gunfight took place in the Ulu Tiram...

Announcement

Latest Videos



TRENDING TODAY