Hoodie Viral Helmet
Sample photos of the finished product: the Hoodie Viral Helmet™
What is the Hoodie Viral Helmet™
The Hoodie Viral Helmet™ is the best viral protection that can be built right now.
Completely surrounds the head with no leaks.
99.99% viral filter efficiency for the intake. Protects the wearer.
99.99% viral filter efficiency for the exhaust. Source control. Protects others.
For more details and features, see here.
NEW! You can also view a more generic guide to building a Viral Helmet on Instructables.
The Hoodie Viral Helmet™ represents 1000+ hours of research and development by a team that includes doctors and engineers. It is closely related to the BunnyPAPR.org project that won the UCSF COVID-19 hackathon prize.
This 5 minute video helps explain how Viral Helmets can get us back to normal.
Build one: SETUP / PREP
Step1: Gather materials
Items marked * are included in any kit we provide our partners.
Plastic sheathing *
Clear/transparent viewport *
Filters, 2qty. One for intake. One for exhaust. *
Fan + flange + optional rubber band and screws *
Electronics for 5V to 12V (and any plug adapters) *
USB battery pack. (not included)
Packing tape (not included)
Neck strap or equivalent. (not usually included)
For details, sourcing materials, and specs, click here.
Ruler (or 8.5x11" or A4 paper to approximate size)
You might need a small "eyeglass size" screwdriver.