Nurses Say FDA’s Latest N95 Reuse Plan Falls Short, Want No PPE Reuse

By Kelly Lienhard / January 26, 2021 at 7:04 PM
Nurses want FDA to completely end the reuse of N95 masks and say the agency’s latest action falls short, after FDA on Friday (Jan. 22) reissued an emergency use authorization that said the respirators should only be decontaminated and reused a maximum of four times. The agency said it made the decision to limit the number of times the masks can be reused after reviewing real-world use and scientific studies regarding N95 failures. Prior to Friday’s revised EUA for decontamination...

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