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IIMB creates bio-bubble to help in phased return of students to campus

4th December, 2020 Health

Context: To help students return to campus in a phased manner, the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) has created a bio-bubble where students who come to the campus are isolated for 14 days.

  • The institute has done this to create a safe and secure environment for the students and staff and minimise the risk of COVID-19 transmission.

What is a bio-bubble?

  • As the term suggests, a bio-bubble is a secure sanitized area sealed from the outside world and only accessible by an approved set of people.