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COVID-19: Single-use N95 respirators can be used again after decontamination, study says

COVID-19: Single-use N95 respirators can be used again after decontamination, study says

The study, published in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases, noted that critical shortages of these masks have driven efforts to fin...Read More

Put electric cooker in use to sanitise N95 masks, study finds

Put electric cooker in use to sanitise N95 masks, study finds

The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign study found that 50 minutes of dry heat in an electric cooker, such as a rice cooker or Ins...Read More

National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority 'hopeful' that manufacturers reduce rates of N95 masks by 47%

National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority 'hopeful' that manufacturers reduce rates of N95 masks by 47%

The Union government appears to be dithering on the issue of manufacturers charging exorbitant rates for N95 masks in India. While the Na...Read More

As 50 at AIIMS test positive for COVID-19 in 48 hours, doctors complain about poor quality of 'N95 masks, PPEs'

As 50 at AIIMS test positive for COVID-19 in 48 hours, doctors complain about poor quality of 'N95 masks, PPEs'

“It’s not the virus that we are worried about. It’s the apathy of the government."

Government relaxes norms to boost N95 mask production

Government relaxes norms to boost N95 mask production

New Delhi: To speed up production of N95 face masks, the government on Saturday said it has relaxed norms and allowed companies with vali...Read More

Action sought against manufacturers hoarding N95 masks amid coronavirus outbreak

Action sought against manufacturers hoarding N95 masks amid coronavirus outbreak

This comes after social activist Anjali Damania raised the issue of illegal sale of masks at exorbitant rates in the market

Young engineers across India join hands to help doctors with protective face-shields

Young engineers across India join hands to help doctors with protective face-shields

As India struggles with shortage of for PPEs and n95 masks, young innovators have quickly designed face shields and distributing it for f...Read More

Walmart, Flipkart commit Rs 46 crore towards India's COVID-19 efforts

Walmart, Flipkart commit Rs 46 crore towards India's COVID-19 efforts

In a bid to support Indias fight against COVID-19, retail giant Walmart, Flipkart and the Walmart Foundation on Saturday announced to pr...Read More

Surgical masks enough to protect from COVID-19

Surgical masks enough to protect from COVID-19

Researchers recommend that the N95 masks be reserved for use by health-care workers

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Hospital staff stop work, demand protective kits

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Hospital staff stop work, demand protective kits

Stating that they had not been provided proper N95 masks, gloves, and sanitisers, several technicians, ward boys, and cleaners at the civ...Read More

Latest coronavirus update in India: Xiaomi to donate N95 masks, hazmat suits in Delhi, Punjab and Karnataka

Latest coronavirus update in India: Xiaomi to donate N95 masks, hazmat suits in Delhi, Punjab and Karnataka

Amid the global pandemic coronavirus, Chinese electronics company Xiaomi announced that it will donate lakhs of N95 and protective suits ...Read More

Masks not effective, surge in respiratory cases: AIIMS Director

Masks not effective, surge in respiratory cases: AIIMS Director

New Delhi: Emphasising that N95 masks and air purifiers are not completely effective in the current air pollution scenario, AIIMS Directo...Read More

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Sweeper dies of TB, union says hospital lacks masks

Mumbai :  Following the death of a sweeper at Sewri Tuberculosis (TB) hospital in the last week of February, the workers union claims tha...Read More

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