A study of healthcare workers shows they were three times more likely to become infected during the COVID-19 pandemic compared to the general population.
The FDA issued an EUA to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for the COVID-19 Airway Management Isolation Chamber (CAMIC), a plastic barrier device placed over the head, neck, and shoulders of patients to isolate airborne particulates.Read More
Despite the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), reports show that many healthcare workers contracted the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), which raises substantial concerns about the effectiveness of the PPE. Highly sought after PPE used in hospitals and other healthcare settings is critical in ensuring the safety of those on the frontline of COVID-19, but only if they are used properly.Read More
Ford is expanding its production of face masks, face shields, powered air-purifying respirators, reusable gowns, and test kits.Read More
The FDA has issued an EUA to decontaminate N95 respirators for reuse to Steris Corp for the Steris V-Pro 1 Plus devices.Read More
President Trump has ordered FEMA to stop 3M from exporting N95 respirators, invoking his authority under the Defense Production Act.Read More
According to Duke researchers, they tested and validated the use of Hydrogen Peroxide Vapor to successfully decontaminate N95 respirators for up to 30 reuses, including human fit testing to ensure proper fitting.Read More