Researchers confirm how to decontaminate and reuse masks during COVID-19 pandemic

Heat and methylene blue with light activation shown to decontaminate N95 respirators and medical masks without affecting performance. Heat and methylene blue with light activation shown to decontaminate N95 respirators and medical masks without affecting performance.

Researchers confirm how to decontaminate and reuse masks during COVID-19 pandemic

An international study involving University of Alberta researchers has revealed two effective ways to sterilize disposable masks, potentially allowing them to be reused by health-care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic in areas with limited resources.

The study, led out of the University of Colorado and involving an international consortium of researchers, offers health authorities clear steps they can use to safely and cost-effectively sterilize personal protective equipment (PPE)....

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