“I used gloves and a respirator, and protective clothing,” he says.
Ortega is in stable but critical condition on a respirator at Weill Cornell Medical Center.
But Carina Melchior did not die after her respirator was removed.
respirator res·pi·ra·tor (rěs'pə-rā'tər)
A device that supplies oxygen or a mixture of oxygen and carbon dioxide for breathing, used especially in artificial respiration. Also called inhalator.
A screenlike device worn over the mouth or nose or both to protect the respiratory tract.