Study: Sterilize N95 Masks With a Microwave
As one of the best lines of defense against coronavirus, N95 masks are vital for health care workers treating infected patients.
Two Lysol Products Can Kill Coronavirus: EPA
The EPA said laboratory tests found that Lysol Disinfectant Spray and Lysol Disinfectant Max Cover Mist destroy the virus two minutes after contact, CNN reported.
How to Sanitize N95 Masks for Reuse: NIH Study
Exposing contaminated N95 respirators to vaporized hydrogen peroxide (VHP) or ultraviolet (UV) light appears to eliminate the SARS-CoV-2 virus from the material and preserve the integrity of the masks' fit for up to three uses, a National Institutes of Health (NIH) study shows.
What Is a Pulse Oximeter and Can It Help Against COVID-19?
Many doctors in emergency rooms are noticing a very concerning finding: Some COVID-19 patients have dangerously low levels of oxygen, but appear completely comfortable. This is being called “silent hypoxia.” While other conditions can cause silent hypoxia, the number of people with COVID-19 presenting this way is making some doctors rethink how we manage COVID-19 patients before they need emergency care.
Face Shields May Be Next Step to Prevent COVID
Face masks have become commonplace in the effort to combat COVID-19, but some doctors say it is time to take protection a step further and try full face shields as restrictions slowly begin to loosen.
How Often Should I Wash My Face Mask?
When it comes to preventing COVID-19, you probably know that it's important to lather up frequently. That goes for your face mask, too.