US crowdsourcing its way out of a mask shortage

US crowdsourcing its way out of a mask shortage

Health care workers across the US are reporting an ongoing, dire shortages of personal protective gear (PPE) including hospital gowns, face shields and especially respiratory masks. At a briefing Tuesday, President Trump confirmed ’many, many millions more’ N95 face masks are on their way via private industry ramping up production, including big shipments from 3M.

Chris
Chris
IvoryDove
IvoryDove 2 months

My wife is among others who are sewing face mask covers so nurses can use a single n-95 mask a day and just change the outer cover. There are many ways to solve the shortage.

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