America is running short on PPE again

July 21, 2020

Healthcare workers are reusing equipment as the pandemic surge.

Healthcare workers are encountering shortages of masks, gowns, face shields and gloves again, according to an article on The Washington Post website.

Nurses say they are reusing N95 masks for days and weeks at a time.

State officials say they have scoured U.S. and international suppliers for PPE and struggle to get orders filled. Experts worry the problem could worsen as coronavirus infections climb.

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