With the worldwide pandemic continuing to developing, countries are trying to find ways in which they can protect their population.
Bangkok has had a new idea to help protect the youngest of its population, newborn babies.
Keep reading to find out how...
As of today, at the time of writing, the U.S. has a total of 470,958 cases of the virus...
via: Getty ImagesIncluding 16,804 known deaths.
The states appear to have become the new epicenter of the pandemic...
via: Getty ImagesAnd without a doubt have become the hardest hit.
President Trump's goal of having the nation "opened up and just raring to go by Easter" seem further away.
via: TwitterTrump has repeatedly expressed how eager he is to lift lockdowns within weeks, despite warnings from experts and doctors that if the nation returns to work, cases could spike once again.
New York is the hotspot for coronavirus cases here in the States.
via: Getty ImagesAccording to the BBC, New York now has more coronavirus cases than any single country outside the US.
New York state alone has accounted for 159,937 cases...
via: Getty ImagesAnd 7,067 deaths.
The world is not prepared.
via: Getty ImagesThis is certainly a worrying time for all those in America and across the globe.
It's especially worrying for those due to give birth anytime soon.
via: ShutterstockAs they're born amidst a pandemic.
Being in hopsital it is possibly more likely for mum or baby to catch the virus.
via: Getty ImagesWhich is the last thing you want for a newborn baby.
However, one hospital in Bangkok has an idea to help protect the babies.
via: Getty ImagesThey are equipping newborn babies with plastic face shields in the hope of helping to protect them against the virus.
Nurses at the Praram 9 Hospital in Bangkok began posting photos of the nurses with the babies in a protective shield.
via: Getty ImagesAs it is such a good idea, it didn't take long for others to catch on.
As another hospital in the Samut Prakarn province has also adopted the same technique.
via: Getty ImagesThis comes as Thailand saw an increase of 50 new coronavirus cases as well as the death of a 43-year-old woman.
Since the outbreak lost control in January, Thailand has reported a total of 2,473 cases and 33 fatalities.
via: Getty ImagesFairly low in comparison to some other countries.
The projective shields were such a good idea that Praram 9 Hospital has to share it.
via: Getty ImagesHopefully inspiring others to try it.
On its Facebook page, they wrote:
via: Getty Images“We have extra protection measures for little ones and friends, with face shield for newborns. So cute!"
And we must say...
via: Getty ImagesWe agree, a good idea and they look very cute! For a more uplifting look at the current pandemic...scroll on.