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Can medical workers safely reuse face masks in COVID-19 pandemic?

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Urgent research at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is investigating whether health care providers can safely reuse protective face masks, which could slow the Covid-19 pandemic and ease a critical equipment shortage endangering medical workers and patients worldwide. Richard Peltier, professor of environmental health sciences in …

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Canada auto factories to make coronavirus medical equipment

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday launched plans to mobilize the country’s industrial sector in the fight against coronavirus, including temporarily transitioning auto parts factories to making medical equipment. The plan will see the country “rapidly” increase production of essential supplies such as surgical masks, respirators, screening tests and …

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