A pediatrician in Washington State, trying to make her small stock last, has been spraying each mask with alcohol after use, until it breaks down.
Nationwide, healthcare workers are running out of masks, gowns, disinfectant wipes and face shields. Most recently, the U.S.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggested that if healthcare workers run out of supplies, doctors and nurses could use bandanas and scarves to protect themselves.
A Medical Doctor using a plastic cover for filing bought at Office Depot
“A hospital nurse in Michigan says she and her colleagues have discussed bringing in bleach to make their own disinfectant wipes.”
“A pregnant nurse in Ohio says she has no choice but to tend to critically ill patients without a specialized N95 mask. And a health care worker in Georgia has resorted to scouring local hardware stores in an effort to secure the protective masks.” —READ MORE HERE
Published by Dr. Martha Andrea Castro Noriega, MD WMA FACS
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