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Forest M. Bird

Born: 1921
Birthplace: Stoughton, Mass

Medical respirators—Bird developed the first highly reliable, low-cost mass-produced respirator in the world. His “Babybird ” respirator reduced infant mortality from respiratory problems from 70% to 10% worldwide. (1995)

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