A new study just released that details how N95 respirators can be decontaminated using steam generated from a microwave. If this study holds up to scrutiny, it will be a game-changer in the fight against COVID-19 and the PPE shortage.
Confusing government advice at the start of the pandemic and cultural misgivings may have limited acceptance of face masks. Great read from the Wall Street Journal.
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Another excellent article from Philadelphia showing how the PPE shortage is a nationwide crisis.
The three most populous states, California, Texas and Florida, have all set record highs in new cases. This is very ominous for healthcare workers as the PPE shortage continues on.
Very interesting article discussing why the US Healthcare system is not ready for a second wave and how to fix parts of the US Medical Supply Chain.
Leading Democratic senators have sent a letter to FEMA asking them to show proof they are sending vital PPE to nursing homes, which are the epicenters of the COVID-19 outbreak in multiple states.
Companies around the country are asking the Government to make the wearing of masks mandatory, similar to what California has done. The reasoning behind businesses wanting this mandate is very interesting.
Learn the very important differences between surgical and industrial N95 respirators. The main difference being that industrial N95 respirators do not filter out as many airborne particles.
Great article from the Boston Globe that details how critical the PPE shortage still remains. There is no doubt that this shortage is affecting thousands of hospitals nationwide, so everyone needs to remain safe.