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Website explains how hospitals can decontaminate and reuse N95 masks to fight COVID-19

Stanford researchers helped lead the nationwide scientific team behind N95decon.org, a website that synthesizes the scientific literature regarding how to decontaminate and reuse this scarce, protective face gear to battle COVID-19. Credit: Unsplash/Brian McGowan As health workers and first responders in the United States try to stem a pandemic without …

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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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