Researchers at Duke Health this week announced a way to sterilize masks using aerosolized hydrogen peroxide. The gas doesn’t damage the mask material or change its fit, but kills off viruses and germs.
As the nation grapples with the 2019 novel coronavirus, clinicians and others in facilities have discussed whether to implement blanket “Do Not Resuscitate” (DNR) orders for COVID-19 patients, according to news reports.
Although there are differences between the novel coronavirus pandemic and the recent swine flu and Ebola outbreaks, there are valuable lessons from the earlier flareups, an infectious disease expert says.
Healthcare Ready, a nonprofit that works to strengthen public-and private-sector healthcare supply chains, and Bio, a consortium of biotech and pharmaceutical companies promoting innovation, have partnered to create an...