“I think it resonates with people because they’re able to see it for themselves,” said Dr. Keith Mortman, who worked with a company called Surgical Theater to create that virtual reality rendering of the lungs. “I think it puts it in such a context that the general public can look at those 3D, 360-degree virtual reality images, recognize them as lungs, and recognize the abnormal portion of the lungs, and see how quickly a patient can become sick.”

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