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Coronavirus: ‘Critical’ to get protective kit to front line – NHS medical director

It is “critical” personal protective equipment gets to NHS staff so they can follow the best possible guidance on its use, a senior official has said. Public Health England changed its advice on Friday to allow the reuse of gowns if stocks run low. NHS England’s medical director Prof Stephen Powis said the previous guidance… Read More »

“It’s a War Zone”: Health Care Workers on the Front Lines of the Coronavirus Pandemic

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread throughout the United States, it’s clear that the country’s hospital system isn’t prepared for what’s to come. Hospitals are in desperate need of ventilators, and nurses and doctors now have to crowdsource on social media for essential personal protective equipment (PPE) like N95 masks, gowns, and face shields,… Read More »