The machine can decontaminate the same respirator mask up to 20 times without degrading the mask’s performance.
Ninety-seven percent of survey respondents have implemented conservation protocols for personal protective equipment.
The Defense Production Act gives the federal government broad authority to direct private companies to meet the needs of national defense.
What happened to 11 healthcare workers who, without proper PPE, treated patients confirmed to have COVID-19. Answer? Nothing. That is, they did not contract the disease.
National Nurses United wants hospitals to establish protocols in which nurses are immediately notified when a patient who might have COVID-19 is admitted.
Thanks to a reduction of imported PPE, 36% of hospital respondents expect large-scale PPE shortages, while 54% have imposed PPE conservation protocols.
WHO's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD, warns: “We can’t stop COVID-19 without protecting our health workers.”
A case of 12 one-ounce bottles was being sold by one lister for $3,892.84, which equals just over $324 per ounce.
The whistleblower alleges that she was unfairly and improperly reassigned after voicing her concerns about the safety of HHS workers.
About 20% of passengers in an airport have clean hands. If that increases to 30%, a potential infectious disease would have a worldwide impact that is about 24% smaller.