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Lynnfield doctor thinks out of the box to fight COVID-19

Dr. Julie Tammaro, a Lowell Hospital anesthesiologist, stands with her "intubation box, a see-through square doctors put around a COVID patient's head to provide protection for caregivers while the person who is intubated can keep breathing. (Olivia Falcigno)
LYNNFIELD — Dr. Julie Tammaro stepped up to fight coronavirus by adapting her medical skills to become an innovator and inventor.  A Lowell General Hospital anesthesiologist, Tammaro customized a design for an “intubation box,” a protection safeguard that medical personnel fit over the head and upper shoulders of a coronavirus patient who has been fitted…

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