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How Engineering Adapted To The COVID-19 Pandemic

By Rachel Gould - Engineering Student @ Jesus College, Cambridge


The battle against COVID-19 might seem medical, but thinking about it more closely, engineers have been vital in tackling some of the biggest problem we have faced during this pandemic. Scientists are developing treatments, vaccines and tests every day. However, this work is useless to the public if it cannot be accessed by everyone. Engineers have played a vital role in the scaling of production of ventilators, PPE, and vaccinations, to make this technology more available.